Blake Griffin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Blake Griffin


Pistons ace Griffin undergoes knee surgery

Jan 08, 2020 - 9:42 AM

Blake Griffin won't be around for quite a time as an 'an extended rehabilitation period' also awaits the injured Detroit star

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin   Photo by Jose Mendez/EPA-EFE

Pistons' Blake Griffin fined over ref spat

Jan 18, 2019 - 11:05 AM

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin gets slapped with a $15,000 fine for 'verbal abuse'

FRUSTRATED. Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons have lost 5 of their last 7 games. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Griffin scores 44 points in emotional LA return

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:34 AM

Surprisingly traded to Detroit last January, Blake Griffin snubs Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before the game

WARM WELCOME. Blake Griffin gets a standing ovation from the Clippers fans. Photo from NBA Twitter

Griffin half-century powers unbeaten Pistons past Sixers

Oct 24, 2018 - 11:48 AM

Detroit's Blake Griffin erupts for a career-high 50 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists

SIZZLING. Pistons big man Blake Griffin gets showered with MVP chants. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers trade Griffin to Pistons – reports

Jan 30, 2018 - 10:34 AM

The Clippers will receive guard Avery Bradley, forward Tobias Harris, centre Boban Marjanovic and a first and second round pick

MULTI-PLAYER TRADE. The Clippers bid goodbye to another one of their star players Blake Griffin. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Paul, Rockets teammates attempt to confront Clippers players in locker room - reports

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:58 PM

The two teams don't seem to like each other very much

HEATED RETURN. Chris Paul  argues a call during the first half against the LA Clippers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Curry propels Warriors past injury-riddled Clippers

Jan 07, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Blake Griffin's concussion is another injury blow to the Clippers

GOOD EXAMPLE. Steph Curry continues to lead the Warriors in scoring since getting back from an injury and still manages to extend a helping hand to Blake Griffin. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Blake Griffin hits buzzer-beater to keep Clippers unbeaten

Oct 27, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Griffin's 3-pointer as time expires gives the Clippers a one-point victory over the Portland Trail Blazers

CLUTCH. Blake Griffin's clutch shooting downs the Trail Blazers at the buzzer. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers blow out Lakers in Lonzo Ball's NBA debut

Oct 20, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Blake Griffin has 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Clippers pound their cross-town rivals

ROUGH START. The highly-touted Ball shot one-of-six from the floor and finished with just 3 points in front of a crowd of 19,000 at Staples Center arena. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers' Blake Griffin opts for free agency, Chris Paul expected to follow

Jun 24, 2017 - 12:54 PM

The moves were expected and there is a good chance both will remain with the Clippers

FREE AGENT. Blake Griffin may be pursued by the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the San Antonio Spurs are expected to make a play for Chris Paul. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images North America/AFP

Clippers forward Griffin undergoes big toe surgery

May 02, 2017 - 12:42 PM

While the Clippers did not give a timetable for Griffin s recovery he is expected to return in time for pre season training camp in October

SURGERY. Blake Griffin undergoes surgery for his toe. File Photo by J Pat Carter / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Clippers' Blake Griffin out for rest of playoffs with toe injury

Apr 23, 2017 - 3:08 AM

Griffin suffers a right big toe injury during the second quarter of the Clippers Game 3 win

AGAIN. For the second straight season, Blake Griffin has suffered an injury that interrupts the Clippers' playoff run. File photo by Bob Frid/EPA

WATCH: Draymond Green is still kicking people

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Blake Griffin is the latest target for Draymond Green s sneakers

STILL KICKING. Draymond Green adds to his highlight reel of kicks in a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors clobber Clippers again, milestone win for Spurs' Pop

Feb 03, 2017 - 3:30 PM

In other action the Lakers fall to the Wizards who win again at home

HOT SPUR. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich devotes nearly half of his pre-game press conference to expressing support for the women's marches across the United States and bashing US President Donald Trump for his incendiary rhetoric. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers' Griffin to have knee surgery

Dec 20, 2016 - 11:55 AM

The arthroscopic procedure would remove loose material from Blake Griffin s knee with the 27 year old expected to miss 3 to 6 weeks

SIDELINED. Blake Griffin will undergo knee surgery and is expected to miss 3 to 6 weeks of play. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

NBA: Clippers end road trip with win over New Orleans

Dec 03, 2016 - 3:54 PM

It could have been an awful trip but then we turned it into a pretty good trip says Doc Rivers

FULL CLIP. Blake Griffin scored 13 of his 27 points in a decisive third quarter. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Impressive Clippers snap skid with rout of Cavaliers

Dec 02, 2016 - 12:48 PM

In a battle between two of the best teams in the NBA the Clippers prevail over the defending champions

LA Clippers crush Nets for seventh straight victory

Nov 15, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The Clippers continue their formidability at home moving their record to 10 1 on the season

FULL CLIP. J.J. Reddick scores 18 for the Clippers as LA continues its impressive early run. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs' LeBron James becomes youngest to 27,000 points

Nov 12, 2016 - 2:19 PM

UPDATED LeBron James 31 years and 317 days old scores 11 in the first quarter to surpass former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant

27,000 POINTS. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Washington Wizards during the first half at Verizon Center on November 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers avenge playoff loss to Blazers in season-opener

Oct 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul both score 27 points to send a message to the team that eliminated them in the playoffs last year

GOOD START. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are off to a good start in the Clippers' 2016-17 season. File photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Clippers' Blake Griffin likely to miss Rio Olympics

May 07, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin had a bone marrow procedure on his left thigh injury and will miss the USA team s preparations for the Rio Olympics

OUT OF RIO. Blake Griffin isn't likely to be playing for Team USA this summer. File photo by Bob Frid/EPA

NBA: Paul out indefinitely, Griffin season over for Clippers

Apr 27, 2016 - 12:17 PM

The injuries to both stars deal a major blow to the Clippers playoff aspirations

Blake Griffin returns to Clippers practice after injury woes

Mar 27, 2016 - 8:14 AM

The Clippers forward will have to serve a 4 game suspension for punching the team s equipment staffer once he s reactivated

BACK ON THE COURT. Blake Griffin returned to practice after missing the past 41 games, but coach Doc Rivers warns that one practice may not be enough to reactivate the perennial All-Star. File photo by Bob Frid/EPA

Clippers forward Blake Griffin fractures hand in fist fight

Jan 27, 2016 - 12:09 PM

This is not the first time Griffin has found himself in hot water over a physical altercation

LA Clippers to Filipinos: We want your All-Star votes

Jan 18, 2016 - 5:33 PM

Fans get a chance to win an autographed boxing glove by Manny Pacquiao and basketball by Chris Paul

Blake Griffin to miss two weeks with quad injury

Dec 27, 2015 - 1:58 PM

The Clippers all star will be sidelined for two weeks after suffering the injury against the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas

WATCH: Blake Griffin throws down nasty reverse dunk

Dec 15, 2015 - 5:09 PM

The jam came at a crucial juncture of the game

WATCH: Blake Griffin smacks Taj Gibson, gets ejected

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:06 PM

Whether it was intentional or not Griffin was forced to leave the game in the third quarter

WATCH: Kevin Garnett turns back clock, dunks on Blake Griffin

Dec 08, 2015 - 12:48 PM

The Big Ticket still has it

Coach Doc Rivers doesn't want Clippers to play in China

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The Clippers are expected to fly to China to play the Charlotte Hornets but Doc Rivers says he has no interest in playing there

HOME BODY. Clippers coach Doc Rivers (L) would've had no problem playing in Rome, but isn't a fan of going to China. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

DeAndre Jordan ditches Mavericks, re-signs with Clippers

Jul 09, 2015 - 1:05 PM

After initially agreeing to a deal with Dallas DeAndre Jordan has decided to return to the Clippers after a whirlwind of events on Thursday

The day the NBA was rocked by an emoji war

Jul 09, 2015 - 3:27 AM

Just days after DeAndre Jordan agreed to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks it now looks like he will return to the Los Angeles Clippers

NBA wRap: Resurgent LeBron leads Cavs, Rockets rebound

May 07, 2015 - 2:21 PM

It s another day of bounce backs in the NBA as the Cavs and the Rockets even their series against the Bulls and the Clippers

LOCKED AND LOADED. LeBron James (L) and James Harden (R) were aggressive tonight helping their teams get even in the NBA conference semifinals. Photos from NBA's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Paul-less Clips win, Bulls steal home game vs Cavs

May 05, 2015 - 3:33 PM

Higher seeded teams fail to register wins as Los Angeles and Chicago play inspired ball games away from their home floor

HOME GAMES STOLEN. Derrick Rose, taking a shot over LeBron James (L), drops 25 as Bulls win over Cavs while Blake Griffin (R), records a triple double as Clips down Rockets. Photos from the NBA's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Bulls demolish Bucks, Clippers stay alive

May 01, 2015 - 3:06 PM

Chicago destroys Milwaukee while Los Angeles and San Antonio goes down to a game 7

Jimmy Butler (L) and the rest of the Bulls advance to the 2nd round, while Blake Griffin (R) and the rest of the Clippers extend their series vs the Spurs to a game 7. Photo from the NBA's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Cavs, Wiz sweep series, Clips, Mavs get wins

Apr 27, 2015 - 1:50 PM

Cleveland and Washington march to the second round Clippers even their series vs Spurs and Dallas staves off elimination

TWO SWEEPS, TWO SURVIVALS. LeBron James and Paul Pierce are moving on to the second round. Monta Ellis helps Mavs stay alive while Chris Paul prevents Clips from falling to a 3-1 hole. Photos from NBA's Facebook page

Ageless Tim Duncan delivers again to save the Spurs

Apr 24, 2015 - 12:46 PM

Tim Duncan proves detractors wrong as he shows the LA Clippers and the rest of the world that he still has lots of basketball left to play

MAN IN THE MIDDLE. Tim Duncan once again stands tall for San Antonio when needed. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

NBA wRap: Hawks, Griz go up 2-0; Spurs tie Clips

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Atlanta fends off Brooklyn Memphis claw down bang up Griz and a milestone night for San Antonio s Tim Duncan

ELITE. Tim Duncan scores 25 points in Game 2 and becomes 1 of only 5 players in NBA history to score 5,000 playoff points. Photo from the NBA's Official Facebook page

NBA wRap: Kyrie explodes, Clips take down Spurs

Apr 20, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Kyrie Irving finishes with 30 points in his playoff debut while the LA Clippers prove they can beat the defending champs San Antonio Spurs

Cleveland's Kyrie Irving (L) had a cool 30 points in his playoff debut while Chris Paul (R) and the rest of the Clippers show they have what it takes to beat defending champs Spurs. Photos from the NBA's Official Facebook page

WATCH: The top NBA plays/bloopers of 2014-2015

Apr 18, 2015 - 3:44 PM

The 2014 2015 NBA season provided fans with plenty of spectacular plays and some hilarious bloopers to remember as well

Steph Curry could've been included in at least 4 top plays this season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

All in the Family: Clippers acquire coach Rivers's son Austin

Jan 17, 2015 - 6:08 AM

Austin Rivers is poised to make a bit of NBA history after being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers coached by his father Doc Rivers

FAMILY CLIP. Austin Rivers will be coached by his father Doc Rivers with the Los Angeles Clippers in a three-way trade that involved Phoenix and Boston. Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE/AFP

Curry closes gap on LeBron for All-Star vote lead

Jan 09, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Golden State Warriors Steph Curry is having an MVP caliber season and fans are noticing as he comes in as a close second to LeBron James in the NBABallot

Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry (C), seen here driving past 2 OKC Thunder defenders, is closing the gap vs LeBron James in the NBA All-Star voting. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Blake Griffin wants to spend entire career with Clippers

Jan 06, 2015 - 3:08 PM

I love playing for the Clippers I proudly represent them says the high flying Griffin

CLIPPER FOREVER. Blake Griffin would love to spend the rest of his NBA career with the LA Clippers. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

The nastiest dunks of 2014

Dec 21, 2014 - 8:14 AM

Rappler s list of the nastiest throw downs from the NBA FIBA and the PBA

NBA wRap: Griffin delivers at the buzzer

Dec 09, 2014 - 6:57 PM

Chris Paul inbounds the ball to Blake Griffin who faked a pass back before stepping back for the game winning 3 pointer

LA Clippers' Blake Griffin glides for a layup against the Phoenix Suns. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Clippers' Griffin faces battery charge in club incident

Nov 13, 2014 - 2:38 PM

Blake Griffin is due to be arraigned on December 8 in Las Vegas and faces up to six months in jail and a 1 000 fine

Blake Griffin doesn't like flash bulbs going off in his face. Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Chris Paul triple-double, Mavs vs Celtics shootout

Nov 04, 2014 - 5:39 PM

CP3 gets his first triple double as a Clipper and Mavericks outshoot Celtics from downtown This and more on the November 4 edition of Rappler’s NBA wrap

DYNAMIC DUO. Chris Paul (L) tallies his first triple double as a Clipper while Blake Griffin (R) scores 31 points to lead all scorers. File photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

WATCH: Kobe Bryant turns back the clock with reverse dunk

Nov 01, 2014 - 1:58 PM

The Lakers may not be winning but at least Kobe Bryant can still rattle a rim

Kobe Bryant has been playing more like his jersey number than his age. File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Spurs seek repeat while LeBron revives Cavaliers

Oct 26, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Can the Spurs repeat? Can LeBron James fire up Cleveland? How will the Clippers respond in a new era? How formidable are the Bulls?

BACK TO BACK? Can the reigning NBA champions San Antonio Spurs repeat their romp to the title this season? Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA