Blake Griffin is the “Rookie of the Year”

May 6th, 2011

Blake GriffinThe leader of the Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin was named “Rookie of the Year” for season 2010/11 in the National Basketball Association, reported the official website of the organization. Powerful winger deserved award after literally carrying his team on his back and recording 22.5 points and 12.1 rebounds per game in the regular season, which allotted 12-ranked scorer in and 4 th in wrestlers. The situation around Griffin is very interesting, since he was elected under № 1 pick in 2009-a year, but last-season control of the Clippers received severe injury that stopped him from participating in the 2009/10 season.
“To miss the entire first year in the NBA because of an injury and then come back and win this award is extremely important to me. When I realized that I can not play all year, just decided I should go back the terrain better than ever and grow with each game, “Griffin said during the awards presentation.
The 22-year-old Griffin will definitely remember a good debut season in the league, after becoming only the second basketball player who was selected to participate in the “Star Game” in its first year in the NBA, and moreover, he won the contest dunks.

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Blake Griffin unrivaled in Dunk contest

February 17th, 2011

Blake GriffinThe star of the Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin continue to demonstrate their incredible skills and won the competition for dunks that took place that night is part of “Star weekend” at the National Basketball Association. Griffin began his participation with a dunk after turning 360 degrees, which from the outset showed that he is a major favorite for the award. At the beginning of the second round star of the Clippers back time after copying the dunks of Vince Carter, who won the race in 2000-a year and it ended after less than one basket was a parked car without any problems and Griffin jump and crashed .
“Before experience with the car very worried that it might not be able to jump high enough to break your face in the windshield, but fortunately everything went normal,” said Griffin with a smile.
The other contestants in Javeyl McGee, Serge Ibaka and démarche Derozan did everything in his power to win, but Griffin did not just leave them no chance.
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