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  1. Eddie Griffin

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  2. The one-and-dones who fizzled out

    Jason King

    Everyone knows about the one-and-dones who went on to star in the NBA, but there are also the more unfortunate ones who are either struggling in the NBA or are out of the league altogether. (Editor's Note: For Part 1 of Myron Medcalf's in-depth lo...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  3. Autopsy shows Griffin had more than 3 times blood-alcohol limit

    Former NBA player Eddie Griffin had more than three times the legal alcohol limit in his system when he crashed his sport utility vehicle into a moving train and died this summer, according to an autopsy report released Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2007
  4. Being Eddie Griffin's Friend

    Henry Abbott

    We watch the same games. And sometimes we all fall in love with the same players -- those are the celebrities, I guess. But then there are other players that, for whatever reason, some of us notice more. I remember, when I was a young NBA fan, before...

    Blog | October 08, 2007
  5. Power Rankings: Spurs, C's open training camp on top

    Marc Stein

    In Marc Stein's training camp edition of the Power Rankings, the Celtics zoom to the top.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 01, 2007
  6. "I guess heaven needed a power forward."

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Griffin's funeral was today, in Pennsylvania. The Associated Press reports: Griffin's sister, Marian Middleton, told the crowd to ignore stories that portrayed Griffin as troubled or spoiled, and that indicated there was anything suspicious ab...

    Blog | August 28, 2007
  7. Griffin remembered as family-loving kid with tender heart

    One final, sorrowful time, an Eddie Griffin highlight reel played for family and friends.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2007
  8. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A really good Eddie Griffin article by Mike Jensen of the Philadelphia Inquirer remembers one of the great moments of his young life: when his AAU team beat local rival Dajuan Wagner's team: "'He'd give you the shirt off his back,' said John Lucas, t...

    Blog | August 27, 2007
  9. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    John P. Lopez of the Houston Chronicle talks Eddie Griffin with John Lucas: "For two years during offseasons, Griffin could be found working out under Lucas' watchful eye. Lucas counseled him before and after workouts. During NBA seasons, he called G...

    Blog | August 24, 2007
  10. Griffin tried to overcome addiction, past behaviors

    Eddie Griffin was going to give it one more shot, channeling all that talent back into a once-lucrative basketball career.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2007
  11. Friend: Eddie Griffin Didn't Seem Suicidal

    Henry Abbott

    Ted Silary of the Philadelphia Daily News caught up with, among others, Brandon Brigman, who was a friend of Eddie Griffin's. Brigman, who now lives in Florida after playing collegiately at South Florida, said he visited Griffin in Houston "b...

    Blog | August 23, 2007
  12. Micheal Ray Richardson on Eddie Griffin and Addiction

    Henry Abbott

    Once one of the best basketball players in the world -- he once led the NBA in both steals and assists -- Micheal Ray Richardson lost control of his demons and was eventually banned from the NBA for his addictions just eight years after he was drafte...

    Blog | August 22, 2007
  13. Who's to Blame for the Sad Misdirection of Eddie Griffin?

    Henry Abbott

    Blaming is such a fruitless sport. I mean -- there's no victory there. But one of the most gifted basketball players of the last decade is dead at 25. Charred beyond recognition by a fire that started burning, it seems, just about the moment he was b...

    Blog | August 22, 2007
  14. Griffin's tragic life a story of talent and temptation

    J.A. Adande

    The death of Eddie Griffin is a reminder that not everyone belongs in the NBA, writes J.A. Adande.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2007
  15. Griffin killed when car hit train last week

    Former Timberwolves forward Eddie Griffin was killed when his car hit a train last week.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2007
  16. Crazy Rich

    Henry Abbott

    Perhaps you noticed that comedian Eddie Griffin crashed a car worth a reported $1.5 million, then walked away joking about it. Maybe he was laughing because he knew a lot of people would hear "Eddie Griffin crashed a car" and assume it was the former...

    Blog | April 04, 2007
  17. Wolves reach settlement, waive Griffin

    The Timberwolves waived Eddie Griffin on Tuesday, ending the forward's tumultuous three seasons in Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007