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  1. Vince Carter, Blake Griffin and falling

    Henry Abbott

    Getty Images Blake Griffin and Vince Carter both entered the NBA as revered high-fliers. Then ... the nitpicking. The other day, bless him, Jalen Rose told one of those "was he supposed to tell that?" kind of stories on Grantland's YouTube channel....

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times: Blake Griffin received a diagnosis of a torn medial meniscus in his left knee and will have arthroscopic surgery, probably early next week, the Clippers announced Thursday night. Griffin will not be playing ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  3. Blake Griffin's late best friend

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | April 30, 2012
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: Weren't their Grizzlies just up 24? In the fourth quarter? With 9:13 left in the game? So why were the Clippers dancing and celebrating? Why were Blake Griffin and Chris Paul leaping for joy? And - for the love...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  5. Flop of the Night: Blake Griffin

    Henry Abbott

    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Griffin reacts to becoming our first two-time Flop of the Night honoree HoopIdea wants to #StopTheFlop. To spotlight the biggest fakers, we present Flop of the Night. You can help us separate the pretenders from the defenders...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times: It was the stuff of legends, but then again Blake Griffin's dunking exploits already are legendary and they just continue to grow by leaps and bounds. Just ask Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins, who was ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  7. Blake Griffin puts in yeoman's work

    Henry Abbott

    J.A. Adande is asking Blake Griffin all the right questions. How about that dunk, indeed. But to celebrate too much is to show up Kendrick Perkins, the burly starting center on a rival. And to take too much credit is to grandstand at the expense of h...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Colin Stephenson of The Star-Ledger: The Nets' DeShawn Stevenson admitted his flagrant foul on Blake Griffin was an attempt to send a message to the Los Angeles Clippers' power forward after Griffin had been pushing the Nets around and throwing down ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  9. TrueHoop TV: David Thorpe on Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Uniting Chris Paul and Blake Griffin gives the Clippers a very special play: The flat screen/roll in the middle of the floor. It's the same special sauce that made the Suns hum in the days of Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire. David Thorpe's basketball...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  10. Blake Griffin talks NBA lockout, surfing, cars

    Henry Abbott

    There was very little happening in the NBA when Blake Griffin livened things up around the TrueHoop offices by calling from a car somewhere in Oklahoma. He shared his thoughts about the lockout, playing overseas, surfing, his much-maligned owner Dona...

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  11. Blake Griffin, open to anything

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Rookie of the year and dunk machine Blake Griffin says he is open to playing overseas. There was very little happening in the NBA late Friday afternoon when Blake Griffin livened things up around the TrueHoop offi...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  12. Blake Griffin is making people crazy

    Henry Abbott

    And referees are people, too....

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "You knew this night was different when Blake Griffin received a mighty roar in the Los Angeles Clipper pregame introductions. Not an oh-my-lord-Kobe-Bryant-is-in-the-building roar. A we-love-you-Blake roar. Then a funn...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "The game ended a weekend filled with intrigue (Blake Griffin's dunk over a parked car) and drama (the Carmelo Anthony trade saga). Griffin has elevated the future of the Clippers but had a quiet eight points ...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  15. Melo mood

    Henry Abbott

    LOS ANGELES -- All-Star Weekend is intended to generate heat. Twenty-four of the best players in the world. Everyone from Rihanna to Jay-Z in the glitter swirling the court. Blake Griffin jumping over a car. But the most fiery of all topics has be...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  16. Blake Griffin when he first moved to L.A.

    Henry Abbott

    Now that the Clipper big man is devouring the basketball world, it's worth revisiting this hilarious Blake Griffin interview. Peter Mehlman's Narrow World of Sports had Griffin on before his rookie season. It's entirely tongue-in-cheek, and Griffi...

    Blog | February 20, 2011