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  1. Anthony Davis welcomes chance to play for New Orleans Hornets

    Andy Katz

    The Hornets moved up three spots in the NBA draft lottery Wednesday night to land the No. 1 pick and, in the process, snatched the honor away from Charlotte, Washington and Cleveland.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  2. Blake Griffin calls going to Los Angeles Clippers 'a great opport...

    Andy Katz

    Oklahoma's Blake Griffin calls Los Angeles "a great opportunity" if the Clippers take him with the first pick.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  3. Andy Katz: An update on players sitting on the draft fence

    Andy Katz

    Tuesday night's unveiling of the NBA draft order is essentially Blake Griffin's show. The team that wins the lottery for the top pick will land the rights to draft the Oklahoma sophomore forward on June 25. More intriguing is the drama of how the re...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  4. Andy Katz: Only consensus in NBA draft is Griffin

    Andy Katz

    Oklahoma sophomore forward Blake Griffin will be the unquestioned No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Spanish point guard Ricky Rubio, Connecticut junior center Hasheem Thabeet, Arizona State sophomore guard James Harden, Arizona junior forward Jordan Hill...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  5. Andy Katz: Oklahoma waits on Blake Griffin's draft decision

    Andy Katz

    DETROIT -- Blake Griffin's parents got back to Oklahoma from the Elite Eight loss in Memphis to find their answering machine was full. Tommy and Gail Griffin said agents had flooded the phone line, ready to pounce. There were also calls for Taylor G...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  6. NCAA tournament: Close-knit family keeps Blake Griffin grounded

    Andy Katz

    National player of the year? Future No. 1 overall draft pick? An agent's dream, right? Maybe so. But good luck penetrating the wall Blake Griffin's family has set up to avoid such distractions.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  7. NCAA Tournament: Blake Griffin's thunderous dunk lifts Oklahoma S...

    Andy Katz

    KANSAS CITY -- Blake Griffin had been flipped, popped, prodded and tugged the past two games here. The national player of the year favorite had enough. He caught a pass off a Tony Crocker steal, had the angle on the break and needed to flush his...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  8. Griffin head over heels

    Andy Katz

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Blake Griffin might be the fittest player in the country. He also might be the most acrobatic. He needed to be to avoid a serious injury late Thursday night when Morgan State's Ameer Ali flipped him over his shoulder. Ali was ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  9. Andy Katz: What we learned Saturday

    Andy Katz

    It's desperate times for two Big East teams: Notre Dame and Georgetown. The Hoyas earned a pivotal win at Villanova while the Irish missed a golden opportunity at UConn. Meanwhile, LSU clinched the SEC title while Blake Griffin returned in dominating fashion for Oklahoma.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2009
  10. Andy Katz: Injury won't affect Blake Griffin, NCAA seed

    Andy Katz

    Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said Tuesday that he hopes to have sophomore forward Blake Griffin available for Saturday's game at Texas Tech. Capel said if it were up to Griffin he would have played against Kansas on Monday night. "He's getting b...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  11. Andy Katz: Uncertainty reigns in college hoops

    Andy Katz

    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- The certainties from this season are gone -- save the likely top four seeds (North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pitt and Connecticut) and the national player of the year (Sooners sophomore forward Blake Griffin). Who had Clemson losi...

    Blog | Conversation | February 16, 2009
  12. Rose, Griffin are comfortable as the focus of their teams

    Andy Katz

    Derrick Rose and Blake Griffin have grabbed most of the headlines, and that's OK with their teammates, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2007