Blake Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cuban sends ‘thoughts and prayers’ to Blake Griffin after his run-in with J.J. Barea

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "After Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea was ejected from Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers for pushing Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, owner Mark Cuban had some fun at Griffin’s expense. “I just feel bad for Blake,” Cuban said prior to Saturday’s game against the Toronto..." March 26

  • Blake Griffin increasingly believed to be open to leaving Clippers in free agency

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers were rumored to have already verbally agreed to terms with pending unrestricted free agents Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and J.J. Redick. But with formal contract extensions unviable, L.A. was always going to have to play out the season and hope those players remained committed into..." March 24

  • Mavs' Carlisle on Barea ejection: Griffin's 'cat that ate the canary smile' tells the story of that play

    Sports Day "An entertaining NBA game got more fun in the third quarter Thursday night with a little shoving match between the littlest guy on the court and one of the biggest. The judges would have scored it a TKO for J.J. Barea, even though he's the one who ended up getting taken down. When Barea got..." March 24

  • Lebron, Griffin named NBA Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the LA Clippers’ Blake Griffin today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 12. James averaged 25.5 points, 11.3 assists (second in the East and the NBA) and..." February 13

  • Blake Griffin plans to re-sign quickly with Clippers this summer

    Basketball Insiders "Yesterday, the Los Angeles Clippers announced that point guard and team leader Chris Paul would undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and will miss what’s expected to be six-to-eight weeks. Said differently, he is likely to miss at least 16 games. The Clippers were already..." January 27

  • Blake Griffin 'likely' back for Clippers Tuesday, just in time for tough stretch

    CBS Sports "The Clippers got a big win Monday on the road against the Hawks despite missing two of their superstar players. But an even bigger boost to their season might come Tuesday vs. the Sixers. Doc Rivers said Monday that Blake Griffin will "likely" make his return from injury following knee surgery..." January 24

  • Clippers big man Blake Griffin says he's ready to return; eyeing Warriors game?

    CBS Sports "Blake Griffin is ready to rejoin the Clippers, and just in time. Griffin has been out since mid-December after having knee surgery. He told reporters Saturday before the Clippers got worked by the Nuggets without Griffin and Chris Paul that he's finally ready to return to action, saying he..." January 22

  • The Creator Of ‘black-ish’ And Blake Griffin Are Working On A ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Remake

    The Hollywood Reporter "Kenya Barris is teaming up with athletes-turned-producers Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil for a new version of the 1992 sports comedy. White Men Can’t Jump is getting back into the game. Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC’s acclaimed comedy Black-ish, is teaming with Blake Griffin of the NBA's Los..." January 18

  • CP3’s injury should push the Clippers to make the Blake-for-Carmelo trade

    Fox Sports "The 2016-17 season is the most important one in Clippers’ history, and so far, it has been a disaster. There was an incredible start that tuckered out and was then effectively erased by a blowout home loss to the Warriors in early December. Less than two weeks later, Blake Griffin underwent..." January 18

  • Blake Griffin close to returning from knee injury, and Clippers will need him -- soon

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers forward Blake Griffin has started to increase his workload as he prepares to return from right-knee surgery. Before the Clippers played the Lakers on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, Griffin participated in sprinting and shooting drills that took him all around the court. The..." January 15

  • Blake Griffin On Track To Return During Last Week Of January

    Real GM Basketball "Blake Griffin is on target to return from his routine arthroscopic procedure to remove loose bodies from his right knee on Dec. 20. Griffin missed his 13th straight game on Wednesday night. Rivers wouldn't specify a return date, but team sources said the Clippers are hopeful he could return..." January 12

  • Clippers star Blake Griffin expected to get knee surgery, likely out 3-6 weeks

    USA Today "The Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin is likely to undergo a minor surgery on his right knee soon, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced his status. Griffin, who missed 47 games..." December 19

  • It's now or never for CP3, Blake and the Clippers

    ESPN "On the team plane late Sunday after a dismal loss to the Pacers -- the second of three straight -- Chris Paul strode to Blake Griffin's seat for a chat about what had befallen the mighty Clippers. The talk was brief, and happy. "We'll be fine," Griffin told Paul, the two men recalled to..." December 01

  • Blake Griffin: Maturity is key to Clippers’ start

    L.A. Daily News "As Blake Griffin dried off and changed into his clothes after his team’s lopsided win Wednesday in Dallas, the Clipper power forwarded remembered a play from earlier this week – the kind of play a winning team makes. Weirdly enough, the play was a turnover. Griffin and J.J. Redick, one of..." November 24

  • Is Chris Paul/Blake Griffin duo still working?

    USA Today "Do a quick Internet search for “Top NBA Free Agents 2017,” and an interesting list appears. Courtesy of our USA TODAY Network partners at Hoopshype.com, they have the unofficial ranking as such: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors; Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors; Blake Griffin, Los..." November 22

  • Comedian Griffin's play serious business for Clippers

    USA Today "If it’s true that all the best comedians are inspired by their darker side, then it made perfect sense that Blake Griffin was a smash hit on that Montreal stage last August. With every joke – from the bit about postgame interviews and why they’re absurd to the player’s perspective on being..." November 22

  • Blake Griffin brushes aside talk of OKC return in free agency

    ESPN "As the Clippers prepare to depart for Oklahoma City and try to avenge their lone loss of the season, Blake Griffin brushed aside notions that those close to him would be recruiting the star power forward to play for his hometown team after the season. "People that I talk to and my friends and..." November 10

  • Will Blake Griffin Be Next Summer's Durant

    SI "The next player that could refashion the NBA’s competitive landscape, like Kevin Durant this summer and LeBron James the summer before, sits in a director’s chair that bears his last name in a dilapidated downtown warehouse, waiting patiently as crew members set up his next scene. Five high school..." October 27

  • Blake Griffin: 'As good as I've felt in several years'

    ESPN "L.A. Clippers star Blake Griffin said Friday he feels as good as he's felt in "several years" heading into the 2016-17 regular season. "I felt great -- as good as I've felt in several years," Griffin said before practice. "It's kind of surprising, actually. I felt good going into camp, but you..." October 22

  • Blake Griffin Insists He Hasn’t Discussed The Possibility Of Free Agency With ‘Anybody’

    Dime Magazine "This is a huge season for the Los Angeles Clippers. Why? Not just because the team’s aged roster is another year older and creakier, but also because several of its key players could be on the way out as free agents next summer. Most important among them to Los Angeles’ long-term prospects is..." October 13

  • Clippers staggering minutes to keep Chris Paul or Blake Griffin on court at all times

    Orange County Register "The cries from Clippers fans and Doc Rivers’ critics have united from time to time, joining forces to wonder why the Clippers coach has never embraced staggering his stars. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul together have been a devastating combination, running the pick-and-roll with expert..." October 07

  • Ballmer committed to keeping Griffin, Paul long term at any cost

    ESPN "The photo went viral before practice even ended Thursday. There, in gray shorts and an aqua blue top, was Kevin Garnett playing basketball with Blake Griffin on the third day of the Los Angeles Clippers' training camp. That's right, recently retired, 40-year-old,..." October 01

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin ready to extend range, shoot more 3-pointers

    Orange County Register "It’s only a few steps but it represents a huge leap in Blake Griffin’s game. As people around the Clippers have hoped over the past three seasons, Griffin seems ready to take his game beyond the 3-point line. Now, it’s on him to take the shots when they present themselves. “I want to be..." September 29