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Brooklyn Nets | #2 | Forward

Blake

Griffin

PPG

10.8

RPG

4.8

APG

3.3

PIE

9.0

6'9" | 250lb | 32 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

DRAFTED: Selected by L.A. Clippers in the first round (1st overall) in the 2009 NBA Draft. CAREER AVERAGES/MILESTONES: In 604 career NBA games (all starts), has compiled averages of 21.9 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 0.9 steals and 35.0 minutes with the L.A. Clippers and Detroit Pistons. TRANSACTIONS: Acquired by the Detroit Pistons, along with Willie Reed and Brice Johnson from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for guard Avery Bradley, forward Tobias Harris, center Boban Marjanovic, a future protected first-round draft choice and a future second-round draft choice. HONORS: Named, along with teammate Andre Drummond, to the 2018-20 USA Men’s National Team... Named T-Mobile Rookie of the Year (2010)... Named All-NBA Second Team (2012, 2013, 2014)... Named All-NBA Third Team (2015, 2019)... Named to his sixth All-Star game, first in the Eastern Conference, as a member of Team Giannis at the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, NC... Named a Western Conference All-Star five (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)... Named to the T-Mobile NBA All-Rookie First Team (2010)... Awarded the Sprite Slam Dunk Champion (2011)... Named T-Mobile Rookie of the Month all six times during 2010-11 season... Named Western Conference Player of the Month (February 2014)... Finished third in MVP voting (2014)... Named Western Conference Player of the Week five times.

BEFORE NBA

(Oklahoma – 2008-2009): Averaged 18.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 1.0 blocks over his two-year collegiate career... Consensus National Player of the Year following his sophomore season... His 2008-09 postseason awards included the Naismith Trophy, Wooden Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy (USBWA) and Rupp Trophy as well as player of the year nods from the Associated Press, CBS/ Chevrolet, the NABC, Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, Basketball Times, ESPN.com, CBSsports. com, FoxSports.com and Athlon Sports... As a sophomore, earned Big 12 Player of the Year honors, Sportsperson of the Year honors, First-Team All-Big 12 and a record-tying six Big 12 Player of the Week awards... As a freshman, voted First-Team All-Big 12 and Big 12 All-Rookie... Finished his career with two NCAA Tournament appearances, averaging 22.3 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists... His 77.8 career NCAA Tournament field goal percentage (56-72) is a school record... Averaged 22.7 points, 14.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.2 blocks, 1.1 steals and 33.3 minutes in 35 games played, while shooting 65.4 from the field during his sophomore season (2008-09)... Set Oklahoma and Big 12 single-season records for rebounds (504), rebounding average, field goal percentage and double doubles... Rebound total in 2008-09 was the highest in a season by an NCAA Division I player since Indiana State’s Larry Bird in 1978-79 (505) and rebounding average was the highest since Wake Forest’s Tim Duncan in 1996-97 (14.7)... First-Team All-Big 12 selection... Named to the Big 12 All Rookie Team.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Blake Austin Griffin... Born in Oklahoma City, OK... Parents are Gail & Tommy Griffin... Brother Taylor played for the Phoenix Suns in 2009-10 and also played for Pallacanestro Trapani in Italy... Has a son, Ford, and a daughter, Finley... Has a noted interest in comedy and has made numerous on-camera and live comedic appearances including performances at the Laugh Factory in L.A. and the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal as well as an internship at Funny or Die following his rookie season... Played for the ‘West’ team in the 2007 McDonald’s High School All-American Game alongside players who went on to play in the NBA such as; Cole Aldrich, Jerryd Bayless, Michael Beasley, Eric Gordon, James Harden, current teammate Derrick Rose & Kyle Singler... Formed multimedia venture Mortal Media with Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil... Has an animated show in preproduction “The Okies of Bel-Air.”... Has an exclusive footwear line within the Jordan Brand – Super.Fly... Made the largest gift ever to the University of Oklahoma by a former Sooners basketball player, contributing to a planned addition to the university’s Lloyd Noble Performance Center... Collegiate number 23 is retired at Oklahoma University