Found May 09, 2012 on
Blake Griffin is a spectacular athlete. He's the greatest pure dunker since Shawn Kemp was a Sonic, his YouTube comedy videos are hilarious, and he's even got me respecting Kia Motors a little bit. His post game isn't quite there yet, but I think it'll come eventually, and he just went for 30 the other night before fouling out. But, he is also a pretty blatant flopper too.
Chris Webber politely warned Blake against continuing to be a flopper during the broadcast the other night, and even guys like Jarret Jack were tweeting about how the officials can't keep giving Griffin that flop call. He was flopping like crazy, and has been all playoffs long. I can't say I really noticed him doing this throughout the season, but I probably only watched a dozen regular season Clippers games and was mostly waiting for alley oops when I was so I'm going to assume he was flopping all year too and I just missed that.
Maybe I'm wrong, but I don't think Charles Bark...
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Blake Griffin's dunk contest winner - a soaring jam over a car during last year's NBA All-Star weekend - set off more social media buzz than a Super Bowl ad.
''Once in a lifetime,'' said Tim Chaney, the marketing director for Kia, which was lucky enough to have the electrifying moment fused with its product before a national TV audience.
Los Angeles Clippers center Blake Griffin has been bruised and battered in his first round series with the Memphis Grizzlies.
He's been guarded by both Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph in what has been a very physical matchup.
The Grizzlies big men have left Griffin not only bruised and scratched, but also sore, according to Yahoo Sports.
It was nearly midnight when Blake Griffin...
Blake Griffin may be one of the most physical and ferocious players in the NBA, but he’s developing a reputation for being a flopper. Chris Webber played with known flopper Vlade Divac on the Sacramento Kings, and he understands that’s not a reputation a player wants. That’s why he warned Griffin about flopping so much after the All-Star forward acted to get a call in his...
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin had his best game of the playoffs but the talk after the game was about him flopping. During the game TNT broadcaster and former player Chris Webber called out Griffin for his acting.
Weber went off on Griffin because a foul was called on the Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol when he went after a loose ball. Griffin made it look liked...
Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we have shown you the dunking feats of Clippers forward Blake Griffin and last night's Clippers/Grizzlies game four provided us with another memorable dunk.
Check out this dunk that Griffin pulled off over Hamed Haddadi as he slams on down while getting hit in the face:
Later in the game, Griffin finished another impressive slam...
Flopping in the NBA has become an overwhelming problem throughout the league. It truly takes away from the physical nature of the game, and its not just the fans that are noticing.
Star forward Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers has acquired a reputation for flopping in his short career. After yet another flop in the third quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies, former...
Blake Griffin flops. The Los Angeles Clippers flop. NBA players flops. However, there is flopping and then there is FLOPPING. Blake Griffin, had a STELLAR production night — offensively– with 30 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. However, some see his theatrics and his flopping — in this instance he flopped (Marc Gasol took the foul) as [...]
By late Thursday morning, Clippers All-Star power forward Blake Griffin, who suffered a sprained left knee during Wednesday nights Game 5 of the playoffs against Memphis, had yet to get an MRI on the knee. But the Clippers were expecting Griffin to get the test done sometime this afternoon and to get the results back soon after.
Griffin had indicated after Game 5 that his knee was...
The Los Angeles Clippers went from mediocre to an instant playoff contender after the arrival of Chris Paul back in December of 2011. Their young star, Blake Griffin, dubbed themselves as “Lob City”, which was fitting to their style of play.
With the Clippers currently playing the Grizzlies in the 1st-round of the NBA Playoffs, the young Clippers team have been engaging in...
Outspoken NBA analyst Charles Barkley is already calling November's election in favor of President Barack Obama.
Never one to shy away from giving an opinion on any subject, Barkley trash-talked the presumptive Republican nominee Sunday night after TNT showed Romney in the stands in Boston at the Celtics-Hawks playoff game.
"Mitt Romney. Listen, main man, we're going...
Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: San Antonio gets to rest
The Utah Jazz gave it their best shot. They really did. And going into the series, some of the talk was about how the Jazz size could expose a weakness on the Spurs and give them more problems than an 8-seed should.
The Spurs survived...
The stubborn Memphis Grizzlies aren't the only obstacles in the Los Angeles Clippers' path to closing out a rare playoff series victory. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are banged-up heading into Game 6, and Caron Butler continues to play with a broken left hand.
The Clippers could have earned some much-needed rest with a win in Game 5 Wednesday night. Instead, they lost 92...