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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 -- Darryl Dawkins Was Great ... But I Could Never Name My Dunks

Blake Griffin
Darryl Dawkins Was Great But I Could Never Name My Dunks

How special was Darryl Dawkins??? He was such a bad ass, that Blake Griffin doesn't think ANYONE will ever get a pass to name his own dunks like "Chocolate Thunder"… READ MORE >

Blake Griffin -- I Still Roll with Meek Mill ... I Think (VIDEO)

Blake Griffin
I Still Roll with Meek Mill!! ... I Think

Blake Griffin just might be the last superstar standing in Meek Mill's corner -- that's how it sounded when we got this video of Blake ... at least when the convo… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Mark Cuban Won't Hate DeAndre Forever

Blake Griffin
Mark Cuban Won't Hate DeAndre Forever

"Time heals all wounds" ... even in the NBA ... so says Blake Griffin who tells TMZ Sports he's confident Mark Cuban and DeAndre Jordan will find a way to squash… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
NBA's Nick Young -- Blake Griffin's Not Black Enough ... For 'Space Jam' Sequel

Nick Young
Blake Griffin's Not Black Enough ... For 'Space Jam' Sequel

There's no way Blake Griffin could take over for Michael Jordan in a "Space Jam" sequel -- 'cause he's "too beige" ... so says Lakers star Nick Young. Swaggy P was… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Space Jams in Venice Beach ... With Jon Favreau (Video)

Blake Griffin
Space Jams in Venice Beach ... With Jon Favreau

Blake Griffin could be the next Michael Jordan -- 'cause the guy was throwin' down in Venice Beach with Marvin the Martian on what appeared to be a "Space Jam" themed… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Blake Griffin -- HUGE PENIS ... Says Fat Jewish

Blake Griffin
HUGE PENIS ... Says Fat Jewish

Blake Griffin's penis is like a "Pringles can made of flesh" ... so says a dude who would know, The Fat Jewish ... who got up close and personal with Blake's dong during a game of… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Drunken Mexican Bro-Down ... With John Stockton?!

Blake Griffin
Drunken Mexican Bro-Down ... With John Stockton?!

Blake Griffin got drunk in Mexico this weekend and decided to mess with some guys wearing Team USA basketball jerseys ... honing in on a guy in a John Stockton… READ MORE >

- 98 days ago
Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan -- No Playoffs? No Problem ... Tall Guys Trip To Cabo

Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan
No Playoffs? No Problem ... Tall Guys Trip To Cabo

Blake Griffin knows exactly what to do to convince DeAndre Jordan to stay in Los Angeles ... take him to another country ... 'cause the two Clippers studs are tearing it up in Cabo together. The… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Leaves Club With Hot Chick ... Continues to Live Dream

Blake Griffin
Leaves Club With Hot Chick ... Continues to Live Dream

Here's video of Blake Griffin leaving Warwick nightclub in Hollywood Wednesday night ... with a smokin' hot mystery lady. No idea who she is ... are they dating? Are… READ MORE >

- 146 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Off the Hook ... In Vegas Pimp Slap Case

Blake Griffin
Off the Hook In Vegas Pimp Slap Case

The pimp hand of justice just ruled in Blake Griffin's favor -- because officials have decided to DROP the battery case against the NBA star after they couldn't prove he actually slapped a guy in… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago

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