Blake Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nets’ Blake Griffin reacts to Steve Nash not calling timeout amid Bucks’ 18-1 run

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash has received an ample amount of criticism for not calling a timeout amid the Milwaukee Bucks’ 18-1 run on Tuesday. This decision might have led to the Nets’ defeat. But for veteran forward Blake Griffin, the no-call by Nash didn’t..." May 05

  • Blake Griffin didn’t realize how deep Nets were until he arrived

    New York Post "Blake Griffin admits even he underestimated the rest of the Nets’ roster beyond their vaunted Big 3. The six-time All-Star Blake Griffin knew he’d be joining a super-team fronted by Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden when he signed with the Nets in March following..." April 28

  • Blake Griffin gets trolled by Detroit Pistons on Twitter

    Clutch Points "The Detroit Pistons social media team took a shot at Brooklyn Nets forward Blake Griffin on Twitter last Monday. The team tweeted a video of guard Tyler Cook’s dunk with the caption: “When you don’t wait over a year to dunk a..." April 21

  • Blake Griffin’s role about to grow as Nets tap into All-Star depth

    New York Post "Even beyond their assembled Big 3, the Nets have multiple former All-Stars prepared to take on bigger roles when needed. DeAndre Jordan has returned effectively to the front-court rotation in recent games in the absence of LaMarcus Aldridge, who announced his retirement from the..." April 18

  • Free Agent Stock Watch: Atlantic Division

    Hoops Rumors "Throughout the season, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents this off-season. We examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other factors. This week, we take a look at players from the Atlantic..." April 17

  • Nets' Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin, James Harden out against 76ers

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets continue to be undermanned. They announced that Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge will be out Wednesday night against the 76ers, in addition to star James Harden remaining sidelined. The good news for..." April 14

  • Nets’ Steve Nash casually reveals intriguing lineup experiment involving Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge

    Clutch Points "Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge haven’t been on the Brooklyn Nets together for long, but they could be utilized in the lineup together soon. While informing the media that Aldridge will start at center again on Sunday, Steve Nash shared that Aldridge and Griffin..." April 04

  • James Harden, Blake Griffin out; LaMarcus Aldridge, Landry Shamet in

    Nets Daily "The Nets have officially ruled James Harden (right hamstring tightness) out of Thursday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets. Harden suffered the “hammie” late in the third quarter in Wednesday’s win over the Houston Rockets. Following the win, Steve Nash noted..." April 01

  • Steve Nash: 'Nothing illegal' about signing LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin

    The Athletic "Steve Nash responded to criticism of the Nets becoming a super-team after Brooklyn added LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin to a roster that already included Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. “I don’t know what we’re supposed to do: Not try to add to our..." March 29

  • Jalen Rose: Blake Griffin, James Harden Tanking Their Way to Nets Not Funny

    The Big Lead "The Brooklyn Nets now have a superteam consisting of all the following: James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, and LaMarcus Aldridge. At least three of those players have seemingly been intentionally discontent or a lackluster version of themselves until they could find..." March 29

  • Blake Griffin says joining Brooklyn Nets has changed how the public perceives him

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets continue to construct a roster full of decorated superstars. The team's signing of forward LaMarcus Aldridge over the weekend elicited strong reactions from fans across the league as they grapple with the Nets acquiring James Harden, Blake..." March 29

  • Blake Griffin’s Postgame Interview Was Equal Parts Hilarious & Near Disaster

    Heavy "Friday’s game between the Nets and Pistons held a little extra significance for Blake Griffin, who was playing against his former team for the first time since joining Brooklyn. Griffin, who spent parts of four seasons with Detroit, was bought out by the Pistons earlier..." March 27

  • James Harden, Blake Griffin out vs. Jazz "When the Brooklyn Nets face the Utah Jazz tonight, they won’t have any of their Big Three or their newest addition. The Nets have announced star guard James Harden is out due to neck soreness and forward Blake Griffin — who made his Brooklyn debut on Monday — will..." March 24

  • Blake Griffin Reveals That He ‘Really Liked’ The Warriors

    Heavy "  Afew weeks ago, the Brooklyn Nets picked up power forward Blake Griffin in a buyout agreement with the Detroit Pistons. It’s evident that he couldn’t turn down the opportunity to play on the roster of one of the favorites to win the NBA..." March 22

  • Blake Griffin upgraded to probable, could make Nets debut vs. Wizards

    CBS Sports "The Brooklyn Nets are shorthanded at the moment, with star forward Kevin Durant still out due to a hamstring injury. But the good news is they have reinforcements arriving. Former All-Star Blake Griffin has been upgraded to probable in the team's latest injury..." March 21

  • Blake Griffin to make debut for Brooklyn Nets, be on minutes restriction

    ESPN "Blake Griffin will make his debut with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday against the Washington Wizards. Griffin said that he will be on a minutes restriction. Griffin last played on Feb. 12 against the Boston Celtics when he was still a member of..." March 21

  • Blake Griffin Reveals True Feelings on His Dunk Drought

    Heavy "Much has been made about Blake Griffin’s arrival in Brooklyn, where the six-time All-Star adds an extra dose of star power to a Nets team that also includes three bona-fide superstars in Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Griffin, the former..." March 20

  • Steve Nash’s critical update on Blake Griffin’s Nets debut

    Clutch Points "Blake Griffin is still unavailable to play for the Brooklyn Nets, but the long wait could be over soon. According to Steve Nash,  per Malika Andrews of ESPN, Griffin is getting closer to making his debut for the Nets. The first-year coach also noted that the ..." March 19

  • Steve Nash not concerned about rotation with Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin returns TBD

    Nets Daily "Steve Nash said Saturday he doesn’t know the exact date Durant will undergo a follow-up scan on his lingering left hamstring strain but said the scan will take place next week. Nor would be put a date on when Blake Griffin will make his Nets debut. “Kevin is getting his..." March 14

  • The Nets' big dilemma, starring Blake Griffin and the emerging Nicolas Claxton

    CBS Sports "Blake Griffin said he thought the Brooklyn Nets needed another big man. On his first Zoom call after his first practice since signing with the Nets, he said they could use "another guy to facilitate, sort of fill these gaps that they have," someone who can "relieve..." March 13

  • Ex-Clippers announcer Ralph Lawler cracks savage Blake Griffin joke "Blake Griffin is now officially a Net, but Ralph Lawler knows Brooklyn will definitely not be getting the same player he knew from the LA Clippers. The retired former Clippers announcer tweeted on Friday that it was nice to see Griffin and ex-Clippers teammate DeAndre Jordan reunited..." March 13

  • Blake Griffin reveals why he chose to join Nets over Lakers

    Lakers Daily "Six-time All-Star Blake Griffin decided to sign with the Brooklyn Nets after he was bought out by the Detroit Pistons. Griffin, 31, explained in an AMA with Bleacher Report why he chose the Nets over the Los Angeles Lakers. The 2010-11 NBA Rookie of the Year cited his..." March 08

  • The next move the Nets need to make after Blake Griffin signing

    Clutch Points "Let’s rewind real quick to the beginning of the decade. The Brooklyn Nets are fresh off a playoff berth, their first since 2007. They have an unsexy but solid core of Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson, and Deron Williams, whose glass ankles were somehow holding up. They had a Marvel..." March 08

  • Blake Griffin officially signs with Nets in Lob City reunion

    Clutch Points "Blake Griffin is officially heading to the Brooklyn Nets after clearing waivers. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Griffin is signing with the Nets for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. Other terms of the deal were not disclosed. " March 07

  • Should the Phoenix Suns go after Blake Griffin?

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Buyout season has officially begun and there’s a big name on the market. Six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons. He’s been placed on waivers. Soon to be 32 years old, he’s expected to make a decision on his..." March 06

  • What adding Blake Griffin would mean for an NBA title contender

    ESPN "Can Blake Griffin still help an NBA contender? My ESPN colleague Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday that Griffin has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons, paving the way for him to become an unrestricted free agent during the All-Star break...." March 05

  • 5 NBA Teams That Should Sign Blake Griffin

    Complex "NBA trade season is picking up, with rumors swirling, even though there aren’t many premier names on the market since James Harden has already been traded. Outside of Bradley Beal, there aren’t a ton of stars available in the NBA. With that being said, it looks like there..." March 05

  • Blake Griffin Won't Help the Brooklyn Nets Win an NBA Title

    The Big Lead "Blake Griffin is finally a free agent after he and the Detroit Pistons worked out a buyout on Friday. The Brooklyn Nets are heavily favored to sign the 31-year-old now that he's out of Detroit. While Griffin is a big name, he's not the player he once was and adding him..." March 05

  • Brooklyn Nets are front-runners to land Blake Griffin

    WFAN Sports Radio "Blake Griffin has agreed to a buyout with the Pistons, becoming an unrestricted free agent, and the Nets could be the six-time All-Star’s next stop. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Brooklyn is considered to be the favorites to land Griffin, who is expected to make a..." March 05

  • Lakers, Clippers, Nets, Heat, Warriors Express Interested In Blake Griffin

    Real GM Basketball "The Detroit Pistons and Blake Griffin have agreed to a contract buyout. Griffin will become a free agent and Marc Stein reports the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors have expressed interest in him when he clears..." March 05

  • Blake Griffin agrees to buyout with Pistons

    TSN "The Blake Griffin era is over in the Motor City. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the six-time All-Star and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a contract buyout. He will become an unrestricted free agent once the process is finalized. " March 05

  • 6 likeliest landing spots for Detroit Pistons' Blake Griffin on NBA buyout market

    Sportsnaut "The Detroit Pistons and All-Star forward Blake Griffin are expected to come to terms on a contract buyout after a trade never materialized. It was back on February 14 that the two sides decided it was best for Griffin to remain away from the team until this situation..." March 04

  • Pistons expected to buy out Blake Griffin

    Sportsnaut "As the NBA trade deadline approaches, the Detroit Pistons have been busy shopping Blake Griffin around the league. Now, without any sign of a team willing to trade for the former All-Star forward, both sides could be headed for a mutual separation. Griffin last played for the Pistons..." March 04

  • Heat ‘internally has discussed’ DeMarcus Cousins, Blake Griffin and Rudy Gay, among others

    Heat Nation "The Miami Heat reportedly has discussed several players to potentially upgrade its roster before the March 25th trade deadline. The Heat has also discussed players like DeMarcus Cousins, who has already been released by Houston, and Blake Griffin who is a potential buyout..." February 25

  • Pistons struggling to find Blake Griffin trade partner

    Yardbarker "Blake Griffin is waiting for his departure from the Detroit Pistons, but it sounds like the team is really struggling to find takers for the former All-Star. According to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the Pistons have struggled to trade Griffin, and executives around the league..." February 24

  • Thunder, Heat favored as Blake Griffin destinations

    Sportsnaut "Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons are headed for a breakup, but finding a trade partner won’t be easy. The 31-year-old said this week that he appreciates the Pistons “understanding” what he wants to accomplish in his career. So, it begs the question of why..." February 18

  • 7 Major Deals That Should Happen Before The NBA Trade Deadline

    Fadeaway World "The NBA trade deadline is approaching fast and teams want to make the finishing moves to make their rosters competitive. By making shrewd moves and even blockbuster deals, NBA contenders can shape up their season in the coming weeks. With stars looking towards new teams, there are 7..." February 16

  • Draymond Green calls out double standards in NBA's treatment of players

    The Score "Draymond Green used his postgame media availability Monday night to sound off on what he sees as a double-standard regarding how NBA teams treat players who request trades. "I would like to talk about something that's really bothering me," Green said after..." February 16

  • 5 Players That Could Join The Lakers Before 2021 Deadline

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have seemingly dodged a bullet with the injury report of Anthony Davis. The superstar big man aggravated his Achilles last night and many feared the worst. But it seems to only be a sprain and that means he is out of action for the foreseeable future, although it is not..." February 16

  • Blake Griffin to sit out as the Detroit Pistons weigh trade, buyout options

    Sportsnet "The Detroit Pistons and Blake Griffin have reportedly agreed that the six-time All-Star will be out of the lineup as both sides work through next steps for his playing future, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The Pistons are pursuing trade scenarios involving..." February 15

  • 4 best potential landing spots for Detroit Pistons All-Star Blake Griffin

    Sportsnaut "It has been a pretty steep decline for six-time Detroit Pistons All-Star forward Blake Griffin. Dealing with numerous recent injuries, one of the NBA’s most-skilled big men looks like a shell of his former self. Griffin, 31, is averaging what would be a career-low 12.3..." February 15

  • 5 Trades That Won’t Happen This Season

    Fadeaway World "In the NBA world, there are a lot of trades, and players move teams all the time. It has been a feature of recent seasons to see stars traded to a competing franchise, in order for the franchise to go all-in on winning a championship. For example, there was the Toronto Raptors acquiring Kawhi..." February 03

  • Pistons' Blake Griffin: Won't play Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Griffin will be rested for Wednesday's game against the Cavaliers. With the Pistons heading into a back-to-back set, Griffin will take sit out Wednesday before presumably returning to action for Thursday's home matchup against the Lakers.  " January 27

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Blake Griffin

    Fadeaway World "Blake Griffin is a former All-Star who has been underperforming this season: he is currently averaging 12.9 PPG, 5.9 RPG, and 4.3 APG. This is a far cry from his Clippers day. But Blake Griffin still has something in the tank: during his lone All-Star season in Detroit in 2018-19, Griffin..." January 20

  • Contracts NBA Teams Would Love to Trade

    Bleacher Report "No NBA contract is immovable. This is a lesson learned again and again, time after time, usually on an annual basis. It only takes one team to view a taxing deal in a slightly less negative light, and franchise-unfriendly pacts can always be swapped for each..." January 17

  • Blake Griffin, Josh Jackson out against Bucks

    Detroit Bad Boys "The Detroit Pistons will be without two of their starters tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks as the team announced Blake Griffin and Josh Jackson will not suit up tonight.  It’s no surprise in both cases. Griffin is officially sitting for left knee..." January 04

  • Bulls Could Land Blake Griffin And Derrick Rose

    Fadeaway World "The Chicago Bulls are a team that could be on the cusp of contention. They have solid players like Coby White and Zach LaVine and could be ready for a statement season. They need some help and guidance to make the playoffs: veterans are an important part of a team’s culture, and young..." January 04

  • Pistons’ Blake Griffin out of concussion protocol after missing game due to elbow to head

    Clutch Points "After missing the Detroit Pistons’ last game against the Boston Celtics, big man Blake Griffin has been cleared from the NBA’s concussion protocol and will return when the teams meet again on Sunday. The 31-year old was seen taking shots and warming up ahead of..." January 03

  • Blake Griffin Talks Pistons, Free Agency, Playoffs

    Hoops Rumors "Entering his 11th NBA season, Blake Griffin is not just one of the NBA’s most recognizable names — he is also one of the league’s longest-tenured players. The Pistonsforward opened up about his future both on and off the court in a recent interview with The..." January 02

  • Pistons star Blake Griffin in concussion protocol after brutal elbow from Warriors’ James Wiseman

    Clutch Points "Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin was on the wrong end of a nasty elbow from Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman on Tuesday night. The six-time All-Star did not return in the second half of the Pistons’ 116-106 loss to the Dubs and was placed in..." December 30