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Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

Power Forward, Detroit Pistons

Age: 29 Height: 6-10 Weight: 251 lbs School: Oklahoma

Detroit Pistons

Blake Griffin News

Dose: Holiday Excels in Win Monday, Dec 10, 2018

In Monday's Dose, Raphielle Johnson covers Jrue Holiday's gem, Julius Randle picking up the slack for a banged-up Anthony Davis and more.

Alvin Gentry knew he needed Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans coach didn't get his star at 100 percent. Davis left with a right hip injury after a first-quarter collision with Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin and missed the rest of the first half.

The Philadelphia 76ers gave their standout center a night off, fell behind by 15 points on the road - and then came back to beat the Detroit Pistons anyway. Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a sizable third-quarter deficit to beat the Pistons 117-111. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their 15-point third-quarter lead, as well as a six-point advantage in the fourth.

Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big third-quarter lead

The Western Conference's traffic jam -- with 14 teams separated by five games -- is getting stranger by the day, while Blake Griffin & Co. are making some noise in the East.

Player Role

Starting PF

Draft Rankings

Overall

#46

Among PFs

#6