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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