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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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- 98 days ago
Blake Griffin -- I Screwed Up ... I'm Sorry

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- 98 days ago
Doc Rivers -- I Don't Think Fight was Booze Fueled

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- 99 days ago
L.A. Clippers -- Blake Griffin Disgrace to Team ... Will Be Punished

L.A. Clippers
Blake Griffin Disgrace to Team ... Will Be Punished

The L.A. Clippers have come out strong to condemn the actions of Blake Griffin -- confirming he punched a guy on Jan. 23rd ... and calling his actions disgraceful.  The team issued a… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Toronto PD Not Investigating Fight ... 'No One Filed Report'

Blake Griffin
Toronto PD Not Investigating Fight 'No One Filed Report'

The Toronto Police tell TMZ Sports they are NOT investigating the reported Blake Griffin restaurant fight that went down during the Clippers' recent trip to Canada ... because no one has filed a… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Blake Griffin -- I Didn't Mean to Hit Taj Gibson ... My Bad, Bro

Blake Griffin
I Didn't Mean to Hit Taj Gibson ... My Bad, Bro

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- 144 days ago
Samantha Hoopes Calls Out Blake Griffin ... We Should Hook Up! (VIDEO)

Samantha Hoopes
Calls Out Blake Griffin We Should Hook Up

Dear Blake Griffin ... PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THIS VIDEO!!!!!  S.I. swimsuit model Samantha Hoopes just called you out by name -- she thinks you're cute, she likes your freckles ... and she… READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
Blake Griffin -- Ripped Clip (PHOTO)

Blake Griffin
Ripped Clip

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