Griffin was assessed the tech with 3:23 left in the second quarter on Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets. He swung his right arm around to try to get the ball from Timofey Mozgov and hit Mozgov in the head.
Griffin pleaded his case with the referees to no avail.
Unless the league rescinds the tech, he will miss the Clippers' regular-season finale at Portland on Wednesday. It was Griffin's second tech in a week, having received his 15th last Wednesday against Oklahoma City.
Clippers Set Franchise Record For Wins
Blake Griffin scored 24 points but earned his 16th technical of the season, which will result in an automatic one-game suspension for Griffin, as the Clippers defeated the Nuggets 117-105.
Clippers Under Pressure
Ryen Russillo said the Clippers are under the most pressure to perform well during the playoffs in the Western Conference.