Blake Griffin knows he must carry the LA Clippers on his shoulders, and says he’s ready for the challenge. The Clips lost Chris Paul, JJ Redick and Jamal Crawford over the summer, and Griffin has so far managed to keep the team humming with a 4-0 record while playing the best basketball of his career. The 28-year-old NBA All-Star re-upped on a five-year, $173 million extension, and vows to reverse his squad’s past disappointments.