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2009 NBA Draft: Blake Griffin
Team LA Clippers
Round 1
Selection 1
Position Forward
School Oklahoma
Year SO
Height 6-10
Weight 251
High School Oklahoma Christian
Hometown Oklahoma City, OK
2009: Selected by LA Clippers in 1st round (1st overall) of the NBA Draft; Missed season due to a knee injury...2011: NBA All-Star; NBA Slam Dunk Champion; NBA Rookie of the Year; NBA All-Rookie First Team...2012: NBA All-Star; All-NBA Second Team; Re-signed with LA Clippers to a five-year contract extension worth $95 million, July 11th...2013: NBA All-Star; All NBA Second Team...2014: NBA All-Star; All-NBA Second Team.

NBA DRAFT ANALYSIS: An unstoppable force in the college ranks this past season, and his hard work paid off as he was named the Big 12 Player of the Year, National Player of the Year, as well a unanimous First-Team All-American...The Oklahoma native was outstanding throughout the season, averaging 22.7 ppg and 14.4 rpg, and finished with an impressive 65.4 percent shooting effort...His dominance in the college game could easily translate into the next level, especially with a tremendous work ethic...A physical freak, but also possesses a keen knowledge of the game, making him an elite talent that should instantly perform in the NBA...The sophomore battles on every play, and is a terror on the glass, both offensively and defensively...A near lock to produce offensively in the paint and does not shy away from the bigger, stronger players...If there is a weakness to his game, it is his mid-range jumper...It has improved while at Oklahoma, but is still a work in progress...Will also need to improve at the foul line as well, where he only shot 59 percent.
2008 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/14 American Univ3324119152161811101
11/17 Miss Valley St312098044151926050
11/18 Davidson38251170113182131063
11/22 Gardner-Webb39352014168132153133
11/26 UAB393214110102131531063
11/28 @Purdue4018135087142132223
Total22015478542442689115171442213
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/4 USC37251280915620122
12/7 @Tulsa29191480327913364
12/10 Maine2622131100281032302
12/13 Utah2311300111101120013
12/20 VA Commonwealth2618850807710034
12/22 @Rice3727119091101131462
12/30 @Arkansas342115805671341345
Total2121437649045135467167142222
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/3 Coppin State261495042101220011
1/5 MD-Eastern Shore2220149024121623400
1/10 @Kansas State3829241303781531144
1/12 Texas392013813191031233
1/17 @Texas A&M24161460442610014
1/21 Nebraska37271611053151822342
1/24 Baylor3320156084131741020
1/26 @Oklahoma State3826109084151931172
1/31 @Iowa State3723131003691530152
Total294195128771403593128239122718
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/4 Texas A&M3416146043111440113
2/7 Colorado3526141104571211162
2/11 @Baylor361810606371010213
2/14 Texas Tech31402216087162322153
2/21 @Texas112510012301022
2/28 @Texas Tech3720189026131920243
Total184122834902425568110471916
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/4 @Missouri3916117025162131163
3/7 Oklahoma State37331512094101422143
3/12 Oklahoma State381796054151900053
3/19 Morgan State31281211062111320132
3/21 Michigan3933201405891731133
3/27 Syracuse3330151206861431012
3/29 @North Carolina3823129056101610034
Total2551809471038377711414542520
Season Total1165794459300319113636950580394111589

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