Blake Griffin gets Rookie of the Year!
Clippers Blake Griffin ‘Show’ will receive the NBA Rookie of the Year award today! The team announced a conference yesterday for a presentation of a major NBA Award. Griffin, 6’10”, didn’t just dunk, he averaged 22.5 points, 12.1 boards, and 3.8 assists per game. He is the first rookie to be an NBA All-Star since Yao Ming in 2003. He also won the Sprite Slam Dunk contest on a prolific dunk while jumping over a car. Watch the his best dunks video below!
“If someone doesn’t vote for Blake, they haven’t watched a lot of basketball,” Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said before the team’s season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 13.