Blake Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blake Griffin's 16th technical triggers one game suspension

    ESPN Los Angeles "Clippers forward Blake Griffin and guard J.J. Redick will not travel with the team for its final regular-season game Wednesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers already had planned on resting Redick, but the decision to give Griffin the night off was essentially..." April 16

  • Chris Paul, Blake Griffin lead Clippers to 120-97 victory over Lakers

    L.A. Daily News "Mike D’Antoni is coach of one of the worst Lakers teams in franchise history. That doesn’t mean he’s not smart enough to know which Clippers players he has to fear most. “They have a lot of weapons and obviously (Chris) Paul spearheads the whole thing,” D’Antoni said ahead of Sunday’s game with..." April 07

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    BG said he will be cautious about back heading into final few regular season games, but added other than some "tightness" he's unconcerned

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Blake Griffin shooting before Clippers shootaround Doc says Blake "game time decision" for Clips @Suns tonight pic.twitter.com/eRc18iUqJC

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Blake Griffin (back spasms), Jamal Crawford (sore left Achilles') both doubtful for Clippers @Phoenix Wednesday

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Hearing Blake Griffin doubtful for Clippers at Minny Monday night with back spasms.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Clippers come out to warmup for game without Blake Griffin on court.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Doc Rivers said Blake Griffin is "50-50" to play tonight against Minnesota.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Hearing Blake Griffin doubtful for Clippers at Minny Monday night with back spasms.

  • Blake Griffin exits with back spasms

    ESPN.com "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin left Saturday night's 118-107 win against the Houston Rockets with back spasms and did not return. Griffin departed with 5:48 left in the first quarter. He was grabbing his lower back as he walked off the court and continued to hold it as he bit his..." March 30

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin is confronted by Jermaine O'Neal after game

    Los Angeles Times "Blake Griffin was talking to friends in a Staples Center hallway after the Clippers’ victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night when Jermaine O’Neal walked up and got into Griffin’s face. Griffin was posing for pictures when he was approached by the angry backup center for the..." March 13

  • Blake Griffin’s 37 points lead Clippers past Phoenix

    L.A. Daily News "The Phoenix Suns have had the Clippers’ attention ever since Dec. 30, when they beat the Clippers by 19 points at Staples Center. Now you can add the Suns as yet another “rival” after the season series took a more physical turn during the Clippers’ 112-105 home victory Monday night. Blake..." March 11

  • Expected 2014 NBA All-Star Game starters

    CBSSports.com "On Thurday night at 7 p.m. ET, TNT's "Inside the NBA" will announce the 2014 NBA All-Star starters. We've gota pretty good idea of what that's going to look like based on earlier returns. Here are the expected results. The big questions: Will Chris Paul re-take his spot from Stephen Curry for..." January 23

  • Melo says rumors about being traded for Blake 'silly and stupid'

    Newsday "Carmelo Anthony never said he didn't want to play with Chris Paul. But he called the recent report that the Knicks and Clippers might consider an Anthony-for-Blake Griffin trade "silly and stupid." Clippers coach Doc Rivers also used the word "stupid" four times in reaction to the ESPN report,..." January 07

  • Clips, Knicks considering Griffin for Melo trade

    CBSSports.com "ESPN reports the Knicks have "discussed" the idea of proposing a trade to the Clippers that would send Carmelo Anthony to LA in exchange for Blake Griffin. With the looming possibility of Carmelo Anthony departing New York as a free agent this summer, New York Knicks officials have..." January 04

  • Why NBA players don't like Blake Griffin

    SB Nation "When Draymond Green elbowed Blake Griffin in the mouth early in the third quarter of the Christmas evening battle between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers, no one was really that surprised. When Andrew Bogut got tangled up with Griffin later in the quarter by face-guarding the..." December 28

  • Blake Griffin vindicated, Draymond Green fined after Warriors-Clippers

    USA Today "The Los Angeles Clippers got the call they wanted the day after it mattered. Clippers forward Blake Griffin's ejection in Wednesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors was overruled Thursday by the NBA. Griffin had been given a technical foul, his second of the game, with 10:43 left in the..." December 27

  • Blake Griffin calls the Warriors' tactics 'cowardly'

    CBSSports.com "Things got heated on Christmas between the Warriors and Clippers, which resulted in a player from each side being ejected. For the Warriors, it was Draymond Green for a high elbow to Blake Griffin. For the Clippers though it was Griffin, who already on a technical because of Green's elbow,..." December 26

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    NBA says Blake Griffin shouldn't have received 2nd technical foul and shouldn't have been ejected

  • Blake Griffin ejected after dust up with Andrew Bogut

    Pro Basketball Talk "The first technical came when Draymond Green got an elbow up above Griffin’s shoulders and he reacted to the blow. Not sure it deserved a technical but he got it. The second came in the above tussle with Andrew Bogut. Griffin and Bogut were battling for rebound position, got tangled up and..." December 26

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    NBA @NBA

    Just Announced: @DwyaneWade (26.3ppg, 3-0) of the @MiamiHEAT & @BlakeGriffin32 (26ppg, 11.3rpg) of the @LAClippers named Players of the Week

  • Wade, Griffin named Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 16, through Sunday, Dec. 22. Wade averaged 26.3 points (fourth in the Eastern Conference) while leading..." December 23

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    After the #LAC win, Blake Griffin had his right elbow drained. Griffin has had chronic issues with a burst bursa sac. pic.twitter.com/UWTBRRMSyR

  • LeBron, Griffin Named NBA Players Of The Week

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James and Blake Griffin have been named the NBA Players of the Week. James averaged a league-best 34.0 points in leading the Heat to a 3-0 week. He led Miami in scoring in all three games and shot .702 from the field (fifth in the league), .625 from three-point range, and .810 from the..." November 18

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  • Doc Rivers thinks defenders need adult diapers when defending Blake Griffin

    Fansided "Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin his his admirers and his detractors. Some turn their nose at his iffy, at times solid basketball skill set while others applaud his freakish athletic ability. Love or hate his game, Griffin brings with him the thunder – a rim rocking, crowd..." October 25

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Blake Griffin (ankle) and Matt Barnes (calf) were limited but both participated in today's practice

  • Blake Griffin: No more 'Lob City'

    ESPN Los Angeles "No Blake Griffin isn't grounded. He'll still be one of the NBA's best dunkers. But "Lob City" the nickname for Griffin and his high-flying teammates with the Los Angeles Clippers might be. "Lob City doesn't exist anymore. Lob City is done" Griffin told ESPN's Shelley Smith in an interview at..." October 03

  • Doc Rivers plans to play DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin in the 4th

    CBSSports.com "Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan make up a huge chunk of the Clippers' star power and salary cap. They are undeniably the front court core of their future. But last season despite subtle improvement from both players there was a lot of criticism because the two didn't make bigger jumps...." October 02

  • Blake Griffin, Kris Humphries Get Mistaken for Each Other Often, Humphries Says

    NESN "Kris Humphries has gotten an inordinate amount of screen time in the past couple of years. Most forwards who have averaged 6.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game over the course of their nine-year careers don’t grace Page Six of the New York Post on a regular basis. Most NBA forwards aren’t Kim..." September 13

  • Hakeem Olajuwon Thinks Blake Griffin Needs His Help

    Fully Clips "It’s the summer time so you know what that means: Hakeem Olajuwon is collecting a massive check to help you favorite player become a better post player and have better footwork. We know many who have worked with Olajuwon. Kobe Bryant Lebron James Amare Stoudemire Javale McGee and most recently..." September 07

  • Griffin agrees with CP3: Time to step up role

    ESPN Los Angeles "If Chris Paul meant to challenge his teammate Blake Griffin when he said recently that the Los Angeles Clippers will "definitely go as Blake goes" it worked. Not only did Griffin hear his teammates words he agreed with them. "[Paul] has a huge role on this team" Griffin said Thursday in an..." August 15

  • CP3 says hopes rest on Blake Griffin

    ESPN.com "Chris Paul quickly became the leader of the Los Angeles Clippers when he was traded in December 2011. But as far as he's concerned young forward Blake Griffin is the key to the franchise's title hopes. "Blake is one of those guys where his age has nothing to do with anything" Paul said in a..." August 06

  • Billups: Blake Griffin 'too nice'

    ESPN Los Angeles "Chauncey Billups said Monday that Blake Griffin might be "too nice" and NBA opponents often take advantage of that aspect of the Los Angeles Clippers power forward's personality. Billups, who was an on-set guest on ESPN's "First Take," was reacting to commentary on the program that Griffin is..." June 11

  • Billups: Blake Griffin 'too nice'

    ESPN.com "Chauncey Billups said Monday that Blake Griffin might be "too nice" and NBA opponents often take advantage of that aspect of the Los Angeles Clippers power forward's personality. Billups, who was an on-set guest on ESPN's "First Take," was reacting to commentary on the program that Griffin is..." June 10

  • Report: Garnett, Pierce, Doc Rivers to Clippers for Griffin, Bledsoe Deal Being ‘Talked About’

    NESN "Feel free to take this with a grain of salt, but Stephen A. Smith is hearing rumors of a blockbuster trade between the Celtics and Clippers. The deal that Smith brought up on First Take would reportedly send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Clippers for Blake Griffin, Eric Bledsoe, DeAndre..." May 07

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    Madelyn Burke @MadelynBurke

    Blake Griffin had X-ray on sprained right ankle yesterday (negative) getting MRI this morning. VDN says will see how he feels, day-to-day

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin on ankle sprain: 'I've never had one this bad before'

    Los Angeles Times "Blake Griffin has a sprain of his right ankle and is listed as day-to-day for Friday's Game 6 in the Clippers' playoff series against Memphis. Griffin, who sustained the injury during Monday's practice after landing on Lamar Odom's foot while attempting a pass, said it's the worst sprain he's..." May 01

  • Grizzlies stun Clippers 103-93 in LA to take 3-2 series lead, Griffin questionable

    Fox Sports West "It’s not like the Clippers didn’t have a plan. They did. They understood that beating the Memphis Grizzlies meant getting rebounds, playing defense and keeping Zach Randolph away from the basket. But Tuesday night at Staples Center, they did none of that. Even worse, their hopes of..." May 01

  • Clippers need Griffin, Jordan to get more offensive

    L.A. Daily News "Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan were very much involved in the Clippers' Game 1 victory against Memphis. Just not offensively. They weren't dunking and driving to the basket and doing all the things "Lob City" was made of this season. Griffin and Jordan combined for just nine shots, 13..." April 22

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin could have a monumental career

    Los Angeles Times "Blake Griffin and I were discussing the statue that one day will be standing outside Staples Center. As we talked, we struggled initially to make a connection. Bless his big heart, it wasn't until he realized we were talking about him rather than a Page 2 statue that should already be there..." April 10

  • Blake Griffin doesn't want banner up

    ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Clippers don't have any championship banners up at Staples Center, and Blake Griffin wants to keep it that way until they win an NBA title. The Clippers' franchise, dating to their inception as the Buffalo Braves in 1970, has never won a division title. But the team's next win,..." April 06

  • Add Blake Griffin and Matt Barnes to the Clippers' injured list

    Los Angeles Times "It probably shouldn't come as a surprise that another Clipper is suffering from an injury. This time it's power forward Blake Griffin, who is dealing with a swollen left calf. And Matt Barnes suffered a sprained left ankle in the fourth quarter, limped to the locker room and never..." March 31

  • Spurs' Gregg Popovich praises Clippers' Chris Paul, Blake Griffin

    Los Angeles Times "San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich coaches two of the best players in the NBA in Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, but he also has been impressed by two Clippers. Popovich had nothing but high praise for Clippers All-Stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Popovich called Paul one of the toughest..." March 30

  • Blake Griffin says Clippers are close, even if games haven't been

    Los Angeles Times "It has pained Blake Griffin to see his Clippers lose games by double-digit margins to the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets, in addition to getting swept in the season series, 3-0, by the Oklahoma City Thunder. And in Griffin's eyes, there is some significance in the Clippers'..." March 09

  • CLIPPERS 117, MILWAUKEE 101: Blake Griffin hits a triple for Clippers

    L.A. Daily News "Blake Griffin was given a standing ovation Wednesday, and it wasn't for a highlight-reel dunk, although he had one of those, too. Griffin was rewarded for his all-around game, a triple double with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11assists that led the Clippers to a 117-101 victory over the Milwaukee..." March 07

  • Clippers ride Griffin's triple-double to beat Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Blake Griffin posted the third triple-double of his career and added a spectacular windmill dunk as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Bucks, 117-101, on Wednesday night at the Staples Center. Griffin finished with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to pace the Clippers, who dominated the..." March 07

  • Clippers' Griffin surprised by NBA ruling on Ibaka

    Orange County Register "Blake Griffin saw the comments and the NBA's reaction to Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka's low hit on him during Sunday's game. He didn't agree with either of them. Giffin said he thought Ibaka should be been suspended for at least one game for hitting him in the groin area, but the league..." March 06

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    Chris Mannix @

    No suspension coming for Serge Ibaka, I'm told. Fine only for the crotch shot on Blake Griffin.

  • Griffin hit with low blow

    Orange County Register "A physical game got extra uncomfortable for Blake Griffin in the fourth quarter Sunday. With the Clippers down six and less than two minutes to play, Matt Barnes hit a 3-point shot from the corner. While the ball was in the air, Griffin and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka grappled for..." March 04