Blake Griffin Biography
Blake Griffin (born March 16, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners, when Blake was named the consensus national college player of the year as a sophomore.
He was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2009 NBA draft, and has since been a six-time NBA All-Star as well as a five-time All-NBA selection. In January 2018, Blake was traded to the Detroit Pistons and played for them until 2021. In March 2021, Blake signed with the Brooklyn Nets.
Blake won four high school state titles at Oklahoma Christian School under his father, head coach Tommy Griffin. He played two seasons of college basketball for the Sooners before entering the 2009 NBA draft, when he was selected by the Clippers. During the final pre-season game of 2009, Blake broke his left kneecap, had surgery, and missed the entire 2009–10 season.
He made his NBA debut as a rookie the following season, in which he was selected as an All-Star, won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. In the year 2011, Sports Illustrated called him one of the NBA’s 15 Greatest Rookies of All Time.
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Blake Griffin Age
Blake is 33 years old as of 2022, he was born on March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States as Blake Austin Griffin. He celebrates his birthday on March 16, every year.
Blake Griffin Height
Blake stands at a height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) tall.
Blake Griffin Weight
Blake weighs around 250 lb (113 kg).
Blake Griffin Parents
Blake is the son of Tommy Griffin (father), and Gail Griffin (mother). He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Tommy, who is of Afro-Haitian descent, and Gail, who is white. Blake’s father was a basketball center and track standout at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
Blake and his older brother, Taylor Griffin, were home-schooled by their mother from first grade until Taylor was in the tenth grade and Blake was in eighth. Growing up, Blake was good friends with future NFL quarterback Sam Bradford.
Sam’s father owned a gym where Blake and Taylor played basketball. Before deciding to focus on basketball, Blake also played baseball as a first baseman and football as a wide receiver, safety, and tight end.
Blake Griffin Education
Blake attended Oklahoma Christian High School and graduated from Oklahoma College. In his early years, he played football. Blake’s brother, Taylor Griffin, who was also home-schooled until grade ten, is a professional basketball player too.
Blake played for Pallacanestro Trapani of the Italian Series A2. When he was in high school, Blake won 4 state titles and played for two seasons for the Oklahoma Sooners. This was before Blake debuted in the NBA in 2009.
Blake Griffin Wife
Blake isn’t married to anyone. In fact, he’s never been married. Blake was once engaged to his ex Brynn Cameron and together they have two children; Finley Elaine Griffin, and Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin.
He has two children with his ex-fiancee, Brynn Cameron, who is the sister of American football player Jordan Cameron. Some news outlets, such as Radar Online, reported that Cameron was awarded $258,000 a month in child support, but both Blake and Cameron denied that the amount was correct.
Blake Griffin Children
Blake Griffin Child Support
Blake has been ordered to pay $258,000 a month in child support. Some news outlets, such as Radar Online, reported that Cameron was awarded $258,000 a month in child support, but both Blake and Cameron denied that the amount was correct.
Blake Griffin Salary
Blake earns an annual salary of $32 Million Per Year, which he accumulates from his successful career as a professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Blake Griffin Net Worth
Blake has an estimated net worth of $110 million dollars. This includes his assets, money, and income, which he accumulates from her successful career as a professional basketball player.
Blake Griffin Kim Kardashian
So, Griffin looks similar to Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband but has never actually married a Kardashian himself. Kardashian has been married three times, in 2000 to Damon Thomas, in 2011 to Kris Humphries and in 2014 to Kanye West.
Blake Griffin Dunking
Blake started a fundraiser called “Dunking for Dollars”, in which he donates $100 to fight childhood obesity for every dunk he makes during the season. The Kia sedan that Blake jumped over to win the Slam Dunk Contest was donated for a charity auction on AutoTrader.com with proceeds benefiting Stand Up to Cancer.
Stand Up to Cancer also has a fund-raising site called “Team Blake” in honor of Blake’s close friend Wilson Holloway, who died after a three-year fight with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
On March 13, 2020, Blake pledged to give $100,000 to the staff of the Little Caesars Arena who were unable to serve during the suspension of the 2019–20 NBA season because of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
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