Blake Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blake Griffin says he tore tendons, ligaments in his foot

    Yardbarker "The injury that knocked Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin out for the postseason was apparently much more severe than a simple toe bruise. In an appearance on the “Pardon My Take” podcast on Tuesday, Griffin opened up about the season-ending injury he suffered in Game 3 of the..." May 10

  • Looming decisions by Chris Paul, Blake Griffin control fate of Clippers

    Los Angeles Times "The decisions Chris Paul and Blake Griffin make on their future will have a direct impact on the future of the Clippers. And Doc Rivers, the Clippers’ coach and president of basketball operations, knows it’ll be his job and that of his front office to do all within their power to retain that..." May 04

  • Blake Griffin has toe surgery, no timetable for return

    Yardbarker "Now that the Los Angeles Clippers’ season is over much earlier than they would have liked, the team is going to be forced to look long and hard at its roster. Both Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have early-termination options on their contracts, likely paving the way for them to become free..." May 02

  • Blake Griffin, Clippers Hope To Agree Upon Max Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers and Blake Griffin hope to agree upon a maximum deal. The Clippers can offer Griffin a five-year deal worth approximately $175 million while a rival team can offer $130 million over four seasons. Griffin was injured in Game 3 of the first round and missed the final four..." May 01

  • Griffin's future with Clippers less certain than Paul's

    ESPN "THE CARAVAN WILL BEGIN DEPARTING the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City at 5:30 p.m. and pull into the loading dock in the bowels of Vivint Smart Home Arena soon after. One by one, they'll disembark into the NBA's loudest concrete bunker where, a few hours later, 19,000 fans will scream for..." April 28

  • Clippers Remain Committed To Re-Signing Blake Griffin

    Real GM Basketball "Blake Griffin will be a free agent for the first time this offseason and the Los Angeles Clippers want to re-sign him. The Clippers will also contend with the free agencies of Chris Paul and J.J. Redick. Griffin is out for the playoffs with a toe injury. "Griffin is still a significant part..." April 28

  • Blake Griffin's status is uncertain after Clippers star is stricken with another playoff injury

    Los Angeles Times "When they entered the locker room at halftime Friday night, all of the Clippers were made aware that Blake Griffin would not be joining them for the rest of Game 3 because the power forward had suffered a bruised right big toe late in the second quarter. So all they could do was press forward..." April 22

  • Has Blake Griffin played final game for Clippers?

    USA Today "The NBA playoffs are being ruined by injuries. First it was Utah big man Rudy Gobert going down with a left knee injury that has kept him out of the Jazz's first round series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Then the Chicago Bulls announced that point guard Rajon Rondo had a thumb injury that..." April 22

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin to miss remainder of playoffs

    NBA.com "The L.A. Clippers announced that forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the 2017 NBA Playoffs with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe suffered during the Clippers’ 111-106 win over the Utah Jazz in Game 3 of their Western Conference First Round Playoff series...." April 22

  • Blake Griffin’s injury revealed the dirty truth about the Los Angeles Clippers

    Fox Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers were doomed. On the road, with Blake Griffin sidelined by a bruised right toe that looked far worse than the diagnosis, and the Clippers trailed the Utah Jazz by double digits. They looked primed to implode, taking the Doc Rivers era with them. But a funny thing..." April 22

  • Blake Griffin becomes 1st to score 10K points in Clippers uniform

    Fox Sports "A first for Blake Griffin on Saturday was one for the Clippers, as well. Griffin became the first player to score 10K career points in an LA Clippers uniform when he did so on his first shot against the Lakers at Staples Center." April 02

  • 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