Originally written December 05, 2012 on HoopStuff:
Now in his third season, Blake Griffin is considered a superstar in the NBA and has been an All-Star in his first two NBA seasons and is expected to be one for the foreseeable future. But despite the fantastic dunks and the excitement he brings, he simply is not playing at an All-Star level this year and has actually regressed. Despite this fact, he is one of the league’s most popular players and will in all likelihood be voted in by the fans, but it will be underserved. It is no secret that the Western Conference is loaded with frontcourt talent, especially at power forward and Griffin is obviously among the elite in that category, but based on stats and efficiency he is simply not stacking up this year. There are usually around 4 big men chosen per conference and there are five Western Conference big men who are simply outplaying him. Blake Griffin- Minutes: 33.2 – Points: 17.5- Rebounds: 8.9- Shooting Percentage: .513 Kevin Love- Minutes: 34.3- Points: 19.4 -Rebounds: 14.6 -Shoot...
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