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All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin

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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#41 » by Nivek » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:30 am

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Nivek wrote:It's probably time that the "Griffin is nothing more than a dunker" scouting report got an update. As noted above, he's shooting jumpers better this season than in his first two years. He's still a good passer -- third most assists per minute among PFs. Shooting and passing -- skills. Maybe his post-up game isn't smooth and pretty, but he appears to be a guy willing to work on his game. He's already improved his shooting...maybe his post-up game is next on the list.

I'd definitely take Duncan over him (for this season), but Griffin -- whatever his perceived faults -- is productive, young and appears to be improving. There aren't many PFs in the game I would take over Griffin.

I realize that it's not a good idea to make extrapolations from one game, but I gotta say that Griffin was very unimpressive against the Wizards. He was 5-18, and I know at least two of those field goals were accomplished solely by sprinting up court and outrunning the defense to get deep position against a mismatched defender. Take away those 2 buckets and he was 3-16 in the conventional half court set. Furthermore, half of his free throw attempts were "earned" via star treatment, not on the merits of the play. Basically, Nene, Seraphin and Booker owned him.


If you'd watched him against Orlando a few nights earlier, your impression would be quite different -- 30, 8 and 7, including 3-4 from 16-23 feet. He likely looked better last night when he went for 26, 13 and 8 against Golden State.

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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#42 » by Zonkerbl » Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:25 pm

He's a good player.

He stole the dunk championship from Javale. That's Stern's fault.

He made an obvious flop that fits into the parameters that should be penalized, and so far has not. That's also Stern's fault.

More fun to hate Griffin though.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#43 » by sfam » Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:54 pm

pancakes3 wrote:Lebron's redeemed himself?

Lebron might have redeemed himself in terms of his play on the court - he's clearly the best player in the NBA right now, fourth quarters included. But he still whines like a baby when things don't go his way.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#44 » by dobrojim » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:12 pm

I'm waiting for Wiretap to report the Blake got fined for flopping.

I think when the Clips come to the phone booth, I should make a poster
that says Lob City with the Lob marked through and corrected with Flop.

Blake's true value will be better established with this forthcoming
playoffs.

I will revise/edit my remarks. He's a very productive/good player.
I just don't happen to like him.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#45 » by mohammed10 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:18 pm

Zonkerbl wrote:He's a good player.

He stole the dunk championship from Javale. That's Stern's fault.

He made an obvious flop that fits into the parameters that should be penalized, and so far has not. That's also Stern's fault.

More fun to hate Griffin though.


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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#46 » by miller31time » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:50 am

And winning the award for "Most Ironic Comment of the Night", Clippers' color commentator Mike Smith.

Following an offensive foul called on Blake Griffin as he pushed Thabo Sefolosha attempting to clear space to go up for an alley-oop, Mike Smith exclaimed....

That was just a little love tap, I thought this was a man's league
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#47 » by hands11 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:16 am

AFM wrote:We'll probably make the finals at the rate we are playing. Just let Big Balls pop the clip in the 4th quarter. Who gonna stop a fadeaway 3? WHO?

WHO GOT BIGGER BALLS THAN J CRAW?


It was a fade away 3 wasn't it. Pretty nasty.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#48 » by hands11 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:21 am

long suffrin' boulez fan wrote:Sad thought. It could be queen vs. queen in the finals. Evil vs. evil with no one, other than maybe Caron to root for


The annoying bowl.

Though I don't really hate LeBron anymore. He seems to have matured.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#49 » by hands11 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:24 am

dobrojim wrote:I'm waiting for Wiretap to report the Blake got fined for flopping.

I think when the Clips come to the phone booth, I should make a poster
that says Lob City with the Lob marked through and corrected with Flop.

Blake's true value will be better established with this forthcoming
playoffs.

I will revise/edit my remarks. He's a very productive/good player.
I just don't happen to like him.


Which = The New Queen of Basketball because that is who LeBron used to be.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#50 » by AFM » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:28 am

More like a fade away to the side. Super quick release to get it off when they knew there were only a few seconds left. Beaucoup de swag to run back before it went in. Lookin like vintage arenas. Gave em that work.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#51 » by mohammed10 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:07 am

hands11 wrote:
AFM wrote:We'll probably make the finals at the rate we are playing. Just let Big Balls pop the clip in the 4th quarter. Who gonna stop a fadeaway 3? WHO?

WHO GOT BIGGER BALLS THAN J CRAW?


It was a fade away 3 wasn't it. Pretty nasty.


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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#52 » by mohammed10 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:12 am

AFM wrote:We'll probably make the finals at the rate we are playing. Just let Big Balls pop the clip in the 4th quarter. Who gonna stop a fadeaway 3? WHO?

WHO GOT BIGGER BALLS THAN J CRAW?


Sorry, but my money is on DC's finest

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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#53 » by hands11 » Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:26 am

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Could Blake be a bigger douche bag ? Want an ass.



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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#54 » by deneem4 » Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:25 am

I would hate lebron in a wizards uniform...I will boycott the wizards if lebron played for us
Pay your beals....or its lights out!!!
Bron, Bosh, Wade is like Mike, Hakeem, barkley...3 top 5 picks from same draft
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#55 » by montestewart » Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:29 am

hands11 wrote:Image

Could Blake be a bigger douche bag ? Want an ass.



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He seems really comfortable with his sexuality. A lot of younger men prefer relationships with older men (often called "trainers") for their experience.

Blake Griffin has the sound of a movie character, like in Giant or Gone With the Wind. Don LaFontaine: "In a world where life is cheap and few can afford it, Blake Griffin wanted it all, and he got it. But he wanted more." Maybe you could call it No Contact: Flagrant II or something.
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Re: All Hail the new Queen of Basketball. Blake Griffin 

Post#56 » by hands11 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:24 am

Hope Blake got his needs meet before the game tonight.
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