Blake Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raptors Trading For Blake Griffin? Carroll, Patterson To Clippers

    Morning News USA "After missing out on the Pau Gasol sweepstakes in June, the Toronto Raptors are now reportedly setting their sights on another top-caliber power forward. Word around the league is that the Raptors are targeting Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin. Griffin has a player option in 2017. He..." July 21

  • Celtics more likely to land Okafor than Westbrook, Griffin

    The Score "The Boston Celtics have plenty of picks and good players, and they may be looking to part with some assets in order to obtain a great player. While they've been linked to stars like Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin, it's believed the player who's most likely to land in Boston via a..." July 20

  • Report: Thunder want to pair Blake Griffin with Westbrook

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder are doing everything they can to avoid slipping into rebuilding mode now that Kevin Durant has left. If they can convince Russell Westbrook to stay beyond the upcoming season, they will try to bring in another superstar to pair with him. The Thunder rescinded their..." July 20

  • NBA executive: Blake Griffin leg issues remain serious concern for interested teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Griffin has been the subject of trade rumors, but teams may be hesitant to take the plunge due to his recent leg injury. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald spoke to an anonymous NBA executive who has fears about Griffin’s partially torn quad tendon injury and believes the problem could be..." July 18

  • Rival GM warns of injury concern for C's rumored trade target Griffin

    CSN New England "With trade rumors involving the Celtics heating up - a three-way deal with the Clippers and Kings that lands Blake Griffin in Boston is the latest - one Western Conference general manager told the Boston Herald that while Danny Ainge is itching to make a trade, Griffin's leg injury could..." July 17

  • Celtics' Brooklyn picks a hang-up in possible Blake Griffin deal?

    NESN "The NBA offseason is far from over, and the Boston Celtics are right in the thick of things. The Celtics, who lost out to the Golden State Warriors in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, reportedly have their eyes on some premier trade targets, most notably Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell..." July 14

  • Celtics Targeting Blake Griffin in Potential 3-Team Deal

    Sporting News "The Celtics are up to something. Talk to any front-office executive here at the annual Summer League festivities, and the consensus is that a major deal involving Boston is coming soon. But it might not be the deal most were expecting. While speculation has held that the Celtics would pursue..." July 14

  • Report: Celtics in Talks with Clippers to Trade for Blake Griffin

    Obsev "The Boston Celtics have been quiet since acquiring Al Horford and failing to recruit Kevin Durant. But that doesn’t mean GM Danny Ainge hasn’t been making phone calls around the league. The man who famously brought Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to Boston in 2007 is looking to make another..." July 13

  • Griffin surprised no one has legally changed name to 'sources'

    The Score "The start of NBA free agency usually triggers a sea of reports citing sources, team sources, and league sources for new contracts and acquisitions. The identities of these sources are often withheld, so, in theory, it could be easy for anyone in the sports journalism world to come forth and..." July 01

  • Blake Griffin’s Time With the Clippers Could Be Coming to an End; Where Might He Land?

    The Ringer "Kevin Durant is reportedly meeting with a team from Los Angeles, but it isn’t the Lakers. While there’s no way to know whether or not he would actually sign with the Clippers, the interesting part is what this means for Blake Griffin. Doc Rivers has been adamant that he would keep their Big Three..." June 27

  • Griffin: NBA forced me to dunk over Kia Optima

    The Score "Blake Griffin may have taken home the 2011 Dunk Contest, but the 27-year-old believes his performance could have been even better had the NBA granted his wishes. "I wanted to jump over a convertible, but I wasn’t allowed to. It had to be a Kia Optima," Griffin said on Barstool Sports' Pardon My..." June 07

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin: Will miss USA training camp

    CBS Sports "Griffin (quad) will not participate in the USA Basketball Team training camps and exhibition tour this summer, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports. " May 06

  • Report: Blake Griffin played knowing he could reinjure quad

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Griffin was reportedly taking a significant risk in returning to the Los Angeles Clippers this season, and he knew it, too. According to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding, Griffin was aware that it was a “strong possibility” that he would re-tear his left quadriceps tendon if he tried to..." April 28

  • Blake Griffin to miss rest of postseason

    ESPN "Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the postseason and Chris Paul will be out indefinitely after having hand surgery, the Los Angeles Clippers announced Tuesday. Griffin aggravated a left quad injury in Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night." April 26

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin leaves game with quad soreness, '50-50' for Game 5

    CBS Sports "Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin left Monday's 98-84 Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in the fourth quarter because of left quad soreness. Initially, Griffin went to the locker room and the team listed him as questionable to return. When Griffin checked back in, he was hobbling..." April 26

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Asked if quad was something that would need to be addressed this summer (with implication being surgery), Blake Griffin said "probably."

  • Blake Griffin to return Sunday, still dealing with torn quad

    The Score "After nearly three months on the sideline, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin is finally on the cusp of returning. Clippers head coach Doc Rivers told reporters on Saturday that Griffin would most likely start in Sunday's showdown with the Washington Wizards. However, despite..." April 02

  • Blake Griffin's Giant Dong Makes TV Debut

    Sports Grid "Blake Griffin hasn’t played in a game since Christmas, after injuring his quad playing basketball and injuring his hand punching a friend outside a Benihana (I assume). Classic, right? Here’s an even more cliche story: the 6’10” power forward has a ginormous weiner. For reals, that was the B..." March 31

  • See a sneak peek of Blake Griffin's upcoming cameo on Comedy Central's 'Broad City'

    USA Today "Blake Griffin will be returning to television this week — though not on the basketball court yet. The Clippers player has a cameo role on Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’, set to air on Wednesday. He joins a long list of guest stars on the series which include Hillary Clinton, Tony Danza, Susie..." March 29

  • Blake Griffin had "no endurance as far as wind" in his return to practice.

    Los Angeles Times "A late regular-season game against an Eastern Conference team with a losing record just became one of the hottest tickets on the Clippers' schedule. Blake Griffin is expected to make his return April 3, against the Washington Wizards at Staples Center after the Clippers announced Sunday that..." March 28

  • Blake Griffin starts suspension Sunday, will return April 3

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers announced Sunday that forward Blake Griffin had been medically cleared for all basketball activities and would begin serving his four-game, team-imposed suspension when the Clippers play the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center. Griffin will return April 3 against the Washington..." March 28

  • Clips' Blake Griffin doesn't have to be on active list to begin team suspension

    CBS Sports "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin practiced Sunday, signaling that his return to active status could come soon. This is relevant not only for the Clips getting their star back healthy, but because Griffin has to serve a four-game suspension for punching his friend, the team's assistant..." March 27

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Blake Griffin practicing today. He's been cleared.

  • Clippers' Griffin practices for 1st time since fracturing hand

    The Score "The Los Angeles Clippers may soon have a familiar face back in their lineup as they begin to prepare for postseason basketball. Blake Griffin was cleared to practice on Saturday for the first time since fracturing his hand during an altercation with a team equipment staff member. Griffin cannot..." March 26

  • Still no timetable for Griffin's return, Rivers expects him back before playoffs

    The Score "The Los Angeles Clippers have been slumping, with a 3-6 record in their last nine games, and it's been so long since they've been whole that it's easy to forget they're getting Blake Griffin back at some point this season. Griffin has been sidelined since Christmas with a quad injury, to which..." March 23

  • Blake Griffin Unlikely To Return Until April

    Real GM Basketball "Blake Griffin is unlikely to return to the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup until April. Griffin, however, is going hard in workouts and getting closer to a return. "He's really close," said a person familiar with his rehab." March 17

  • Blake Griffin's return not as close as Clippers had hoped

    Orange County Register "On nights like Friday, when the Clippers took on a team with a lot more size and strength, Blake Griffin’s absence becomes even more evident. And even though the Clippers picked up a 101-94 win over the Knicks, the Clippers need Griffin sooner than later. And, it’s starting to sound like..." March 12

  • Jerry Colangelo: Blake Griffin punching Clippers staffer won’t affect Olympic chances

    Pro Basketball Talk "Blake Griffin broke his hand punching a Clippers equipment manager. A big deal? To the NBA season, yes. To USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo as he picks the 2016 Olympic roster, no." March 09

  • Austin Rivers: Clippers move ball better without Blake Griffin

    Larry Brown Sports "Austin Rivers does not believe the Los Angeles Clippers are better without Blake Griffin, but he does think the team moves the ball better without the big man. Rivers joined “Steve Gorman Sports” on FOX Sports Radio Friday and talked about playing without Griffin, who is out healing from a..." March 05

  • Blake Griffin says he's 'very close' to returning

    The Score "The Los Angeles Clippers may soon have a familiar face back in their lineup as they prepare to try and finish the regular season on a high note. Blake Griffin told Dan Woike of the Orange County Register that he's "very close" to returning to action. However, Griffin did not give an exact..." March 02

  • Clippers Found Some Blake Griffin Trade Rumors As 'Comical'

    Real GM Basketball "Doc Rivers was asked what kept the Los Angeles Clippers from trading away Blake Griffin at the deadline. “I love him. He’s a good player," said Rivers. "He was only having an MVP year before he got injured. I laugh at some of the stuff about moving him. I’ve said from Day One he is not going..." February 29

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Doc Rivers said Blake Griffin has been shooting for at least a week but there's no timetable for return.

  • Blake Griffin doing “some shooting,” still no return date

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers have kept right on winning without Blake Griffin, but they are not going to be the same threat in the playoffs without him. The question is how many games he would have back before the end of the season for the team to readjust to him in the lineup. No date is set, but Dan Woike of..." February 27

  • Blake Griffin Bros Out with Matias ... 1 Month After Fight

    TMZ "That's Blake Griffin shaking hands with Matias Testi -- the guy he punched in the face last month -- at the Clippers game Thursday night ... in an effort to show everyone the guys are cool again. Remember, Blake broke his hand while punching Matias in the face in Toronto on January 23rd ......" February 20

  • Blake Griffin will face scrutiny well beyond the trade deadline

    Yahoo! Sports "Los Angeles Clippers president of basketball operations and coach Doc Rivers loudly and vigorously declared recently, "Blake is ours." But that didn't stop rival executives from making calls about the availability of Blake Griffin in advance of Thursday's trade deadline. Amid a flurry of..." February 18

  • Blake Griffin will look to mend fences as Clippers opt not to trade

    USA Today "So Blake Griffin is staying put in Los Angeles, according to Clippers president of basketball operations/head coach Doc Rivers. “We’re not trading Blake,” Rivers told reporters at the team’s practice on Tuesday. But even with this declaration that Rivers will be giving this Clippers core..." February 17

  • Doc Rivers: ‘We’re not trading Blake’ Griffin

    Sportsnaut "Responding to the rampant rumors that the Los Angeles Clippers have been looking to trade Blake Griffin, head coach Doc Rivers definitively shot them all down with one short statement on Tuesday. Dan Woike of the Orange County Register reported on Twitter: Griffin, who is out with a broken..." February 17

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Doc Rivers said "We're not trading Blake."

  • Clippers no longer consider Blake Griffin 'untouchable' via trade

    CBS Sports "The last time Blake Griffin suited up for the Los Angeles Clippers was on Christmas Day against the Lakers. Griffin recorded a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds in the win over L.A., but suffered a quad injury in the game that kept him sidelined for the next several weeks. He then..." February 16

  • Clippers offered Blake Griffin to Nuggets, who rejected trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers and Nuggets reportedly discussed a Blake Griffin trade. The Clippers’ spin: Denver called, and the Clippers quickly said no. Spin from the other side? Chris Broussard of ESPN on SportsCenter: I was told that the Clippers actually called Denver and offered Blake Griffin..." February 16

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    Tommy Beer @TommyBeer

    Broussard on ESPN: "The Clippers called the Nuggets and offered Blake Griffin & Lance Stephenson for Jokic, Will Barton, Gallanari & Faried"

  • Blake Griffin suspended 4 games for punching Clippers equipment staffer

    SB Nation "Blake Griffin will be suspended four games by the NBA for his involvement in an altercation with Clippers assistant equipment manager Matias Testi in Toronto last week, according to Dan Woike of the Orange County Register. Griffin will also be fined another game's pay. The suspension will..." February 10

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Clippers announce four-game suspension for Blake Griffin

  • Kevin Durant-Blake Griffin deal needs perfect storm, and it could be brewing

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers have informed teams they're not interested in trading Blake Griffin despite the superstar forward's fight with an equipment manager that has him out as long as two months, league sources told CBS Sports on Friday. Yet despite the Clippers' steadfast support of Griffin..." February 06

  • Blake Griffin undergoes second surgery on broken hand

    Fox Sports "Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin underwent a second surgery on his broken right hand this week, according to a report by's Ramona Shelburne. The surgery is reportedly not considered a setback, so Griffin's initial recovery time of at least four to six weeks -- though..." February 06

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Multiple teams have inquired with Clippers about Blake Griffin offering various packages but team has no active interest in deal, per source

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Doc Rivers: "Blake's ours and he's going to stay ours."

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Clippers forward Blake Griffin underwent a second procedure this week on his broke right hand, sources told...

  • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says Blake Griffin will face some consequences

    Los Angeles Times "Frank McCourt had a psychic on his payroll while driving the Dodgers into bankruptcy. Stan Kasten and his Chicago-based financiers agreed to a broadcasting deal that removed Vin Scully from most of our television sets. Arte Moreno signed a recovering drug addict before coming to the shocking..." February 05

  • NBA still investigating Blake Griffin incident; punishment coming?

    CBS Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver told USA Today's Sam Amick that the league's investigation into the Blake Griffin punching incident is almost done, and he implied that the Los Angeles Clippers star would be punished. From USA Today: “The only update right now is we're continuing to..." February 04

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