TAG: Blake Griffin

NBA / May 16, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Blake Griffin’s Top 10 Plays Of The NBA Season

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin‘s season ended in disappointing fashion last night: fouling out in the fourth quarter on a series of questionable calls, then nearly getting T’ed up for dropping an F-bomb right in the official’s face. It overshadowed what was a great game (22 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, three stocks) and series (23.8 points, 8.8 rebounds per game) for the guy who finished third overall in MVP voting. BG still gets hate for his struggles to shoot, and score in the post, but he looks more like a franchise player than he ever has. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / May 16, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Blake Griffin’s Acrobatic Pass To DJ

Blake Griffin, Nick Collison

There aren’t many big men in the NBA who can pass as well together as DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin. The big-to-big connection was a large reason the Clippers pushed the Thunder so hard in the Western Semifinals. Despite getting eliminated last night, Blake and DJ showed off their telekinetic partnership yet again. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / May 11, 2014 / 5:10 pm

GIF: Serge Ibaka Hits Blake Griffin In The Nuts

Serge Ibaka, Blake Griffin

This wasn’t on purpose. No man would be so cruel. But when Blake Griffin first attempted a shot attempt to start Game 4 on Sunday, Serge Ibaka‘s fist inadvertently found Blake’s baby-maker. Read More »

NBA / May 6, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Who Didn’t Vote For Kevin Durant As NBA MVP?

Blake Griffin, LeBron James

This morning it was formally announced what we all knew anyway: Kevin Durant is the 2013-14 NBA MVP. Except, KD wasn’t unanimously voted as MVP this year. Six voters elected to go with LeBron James, who was one vote short of getting every second-place vote. So who voted for ‘Bron over KD? Read More »

Latest News / May 2, 2014 / 10:15 am

Report: Donald Sterling Combating Cancer

Donald Sterling

According to the New York Post, banned for life Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The 80-year-old owner has become a national disgrace when leaked audio recorded him making racist comments to his then-girlfriend. The recording led to his lifetime ban and promise from commissioner Adam Silver he’d attempt to force Sterling into selling his team. Read More »

NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 1:45 pm

5 Biggest Disappointments In The NBA Playoffs So Far

James Harden

The NBA Playoffs will either make or break a team or a player. The postseason provides players and coaches the platform to expose their greatest strengths or the lowest weaknesses on the biggest stage. That is why the playoffs carry an incredible amount of emphasis, which draws in the utmost attention from basketball fans around the globe. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Apr 22, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Blake Griffin Drops Playoff Career High In Under 30 Mins As Clippers Thrash Dubs

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

At the end, the difference between the Warriors and Clippers in Game 2 of their first round series was 40 points. After losing Game 1 at home, and with it home-court advantage, the Clippers responded by beating down the Dubs in Game 2 led by Blake Griffin‘s playoff career-high 35 points in less than 30 minutes. Read More »

NBA / Apr 21, 2014 / 11:00 am

10 Players Under The Most Pressure In The Playoffs

Roy Hibbert

Just over two years ago, had you asked me whom I considered to be the NBA’s elite players, I would have given you three names: Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade.

Fresh off an NBA Finals run in which his Mavericks took down Kobe’s Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder, and the “Dream Team” Miami Heat en route to the championship, Dirk was a shoo-in on the list. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 19, 2014 / 8:20 pm

Vexed Blake Griffin Douses Unsuspecting Warriors Fan With Water

Blake Griffin

The Clippers fell at home to the Dubs, 109-105, in a game where Blake Griffin fouled out in the fourth quarter after playing just 19 foul-plagued minutes on the day. Griffin was obviously upset once he was whistled for his sixth foul, but his anger was augmented when he saw the replay. That’s when a Warriors fan sitting court-side got an unwanted shower from Blake’s water cup. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Apr 18, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Dime End Of Season Awards: Most Valuable Player

Kevin Durant, LeBron James

Kevin Durant, LeBron James (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 NBA season has officially ended, so now it’s time for regular season awards before the real season starts on Saturday. There’s a lot of wiggle room before we’re able to name some of the winners, which is why for Dime‘s 2014 NBA Awards we had our writers and contributors provide their top-three choices in an abridged version of what the NBA does with certain media members. Next up, the race for third place and a pretty overwhelming victor for the two-man battle that decided this season’s MVP award. Read More »