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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 28 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 >

- 30 days ago
Clippers Star -- Sir Mix-a-Lot Crashes Wedding ... Raps 'Baby Got Back!'

Clippers Star
Sir Mix-a-Lot Crashes Wedding Raps 'Baby Got Back!'

The entire L.A. Clippers squad got a helluva surprise at Jamal Crawford's wedding this weekend -- when Sir Mix-a-Lot hit the dance floor and busted out a live performance of "Baby Got Back!"The… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Drake ESPY After-Party -- Insane Rager At Mega-Mansion

Drake
ESPY After-Party Inside Rager at Mega-Mansion

Drake threw a party after the ESPYs ... with a ton of celebs who drank and ate at one of the most outrageous estate's in L.A.Mack Maine, Jessica Alba, Blake Griffin, Johnny Manziel, Colin… READ MORE >

- 77 days ago
Chris Brown -- I'm Gonna Get Up in Drake's Grill at the ESPYS

Chris Brown
I'm Gonna Get Up in Drake's Grill At the ESPYS

Chris Brown is assaulting Drake again ... this time right in the mouth -- but truth be told it's part of a comedy skit at Wednesday's ESPY awards.Here's what we know from the rehearsals ...… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago
Blake Griffin -- PERFECT BACKFLIP ... During Croatia Vacation

Blake Griffin
PERFECT BACKFLIP ... During Croatia Vacation

If basketball didn't work out, Blake Griffin coulda been a gymnast ... because the guy hit a PERFECT backflip during a beach session in Croatia -- and the whole thing was caught on video. Blake's… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
L.A. Clippers -- TEAM STEAK DINNER ... To Prep for the Playoffs

L.A. Clippers
TEAM STEAK DINNER ... To Prep for the Playoffs

The team that eats together, WINS together -- at least, that's what the Clippers are hoping for because the entire squad got together for a pre-playoffs dinner last night ... and TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
L.A. Clippers Player -- We Got Blake Griffin's Back ... If Jermaine O’Neal Tries to Get Violent Again

L.A. Clippers Player:
We Got Blake Griffin's Back If Jermaine O’Neal Tries to Get Violent Again

The L.A. Clippers are rallying behind Blake Griffin ... with one baller telling TMZ Sports the entire team's got Blake's back if anyone tries to pull a Jermaine O'Neal and get in his face… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Blake Griffin's Brother -- I Feel Bad for Kris Humphries ... 'Cause Blake OWNED Him Last Night

Blake Griffin's Brother
I Feel Bad for Kris Humphries 'Cause Blake OWNED Him Last Night!

Blake Griffin's MONSTER DUNK over Kris Humphries last night was so nasty ... even Blake's brother admits, you can't help but feel terrible for Kris. Taylor Griffin -- Blake's big bro -- tells TMZ… READ MORE >

- 266 days ago

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