Blake Griffin is an NBA player currently on the Los Angeles Clippers. He is a four-time NBA All-Star and was the 2011 Rookie of the Year. He has made the All-NBA second-team in each of the last three seasons.
Griffin was drafted No. 1 overall by the Clippers in 2009 after his sophomore season at the University of Oklahoma, where he won the Wooden and Naismith awards as the nation’s top basketball player.
Griffin missed the entire 2009-10 after injuring his left kneecap.
In his first official season, in 2010-11, he played all 82 games, averaging 22.5 points, 12.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists, earning All-Rookie First Team honors and an All-Star selection. He also won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend.
In each of Griffin’s first four seasons, the Clippers win total has increased.
In 2013-14, the Clippers won a franchise-record 57 games but were eliminated in the conference semifinals. Griffin finished third in the Most Valuable Player voting behind Kevin Durant and LeBron James.