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Blake Griffin

Blake Austin Griffin (born March 16, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Griffin had a renowned high school career at Oklahoma Christian School, winning state titles each of his four years under his father, Tommy Griffin, who was the head coach. He played college basketball for the University of Oklahoma Sooners and was awarded numerous accolades in his second year including the Naismith College Player of the Year, Oscar Robertson Trophy and the John Wooden Award. Griffin left college after two seasons to enter the 2009 NBA Draft where he was selected first overall by the Clippers. In his first season, he broke his left kneecap, which he injured during the final pre-season game, and underwent surgery missing the entire 2009–10 season. He made his NBA debut as a rookie the following season and was selected as an All-Star, won the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. In 2011, Sports Illustrated ranked him as one of the NBA's 15 Greatest Rookies of All Time. Blake Griffin was born on March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Tommy and Gail Griffin. His father

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Blake Griffin -- Speaks On Alleged Pimp Slap ... 'Sorry for the Distraction'

Blake Griffin
Speaks On Alleged Pimp Slap 'Sorry for the Distraction'

Blake Griffin is finally talking about the pimp slap he allegedly delivered at a Vegas nightclub -- saying he's very confident he will be exonerated.The L.A. Clippers star spoke with reporters… READ MORE >

Blake Griffin -- Surveillance Footage Shows Confrontation ... But No Slap

Blake Griffin
Surveillance Footage Shows Confrontation ... But No Slap

Investigators in the Blake Griffin pimp slap case have obtained nightclub security footage which shows a confrontation between the NBA star and his accuser ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Clippers Superstar Charged in Las Vegas Bitch Slapping

Blake Griffin
Clippers Star Charged In Vegas Bitch Slapping

Blake Griffin has been charged with a crime for allegedly slapping the crap out of a man inside a Las Vegas nightclub ...TMZ Sports has learned.The incident went down last month when Blake was at… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
DeAndre Jordan -- I Didn't See Blake Griffin Slap Anyone

DeAndre Jordan
I Didn't See Blake Griffin Slap Anyone

A key witness has emerged in Blake Griffin's alleged slap scandal -- his teammate DeAndre Jordan who was WITH the L.A. Clippers star the night of the incident.We spoke to DeAndre out in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Blake Griffin -- ALLEGEDLY BITCH-SLAPPED CLUBGOER ... Cops Investigating

Blake Griffin
ALLEGEDLY BITCH-SLAPPED CLUBGOER ... Cops Investigating

Blake Griffin has been accused of bitch-slapping a 39-year-old man inside a nightclub in Vegas this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned.Here's what we know ... a man named Daniel says he was… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Chris Paul & Blake Griffin -- HILARIOUS ROOKIE HAZING ... In Vegas Nightclub

Chris Paul & Blake Griffin
HILARIOUS ROOKIE HAZING In Vegas Nightclub

Seems the L.A. Clippers are over that whole Donald Sterling thing -- because the team hit up a Vegas nightclub together Saturday night ... and even (playfully) hazed one of their rookies right on… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Blake Griffin -- RIPS Donald Sterling ... 'He Was Like A Weird Uncle'

Blake Griffin
RIPS Donald Sterling 'He Was Like A Weird Uncle'

Blake Griffin says he's THRILLED the Clips are finally rid of Donald Sterling -- saying the guy was "like a weird uncle" who was clearly "off his rocker." Griffin just spilled his guts… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Blake Griffin -- OPEN MIC NIGHT ... At Legendary Comedy Club

Blake Griffin
OPEN MIC NIGHT At Legendary Comedy Club

What do Blake Griffin and Michael Richards have in common? They both tested their comedy chops at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood. Safe to say, one went better than the other ... The L.A.… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Picks a Fave Team ... Shorts or Skins?

Blake Griffin
Picks a Fave Team ... Shorts or Skins?

NBA all-star Blake Griffin has been on beaches all over the world ... so he's definitely seen both sides of the great debate -- board shorts or skin-tight Speedos? So, now with no further delay --… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Beach Reconciliation ... With Smokin' Hot Baby Mama

Blake Griffin
Beach Reconciliation ... With Smokin' Hot Baby Mama

Seems Blake Griffin is back ON with Brynn Cameron -- because the two spent Labor Day weekend TOGETHER ... hangin' out on the beaches of Hawaii with their adorable kid. As we previously… READ MORE >

- 86 days ago

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