Blake Griffin: Three Ways To Stop the Walking Sportscenter Top 10 Play

January 27th, 2011 by Jae Pruitt Leave a reply »
While the "Blake" has been known to be the cause of dropped jaws in arenas everywhere, including a town near you, there have been few who have been able to stop his paint domination.

Only recently was he stopped short in his trek to most double doubles consecutively, but resumed his journey shortly after.

There are a few ways to stop him, in case you were wondering:


1) Control the Boards

Blake Griffin is a supreme athlete, no one can take that away from him. But, if you take away the opportunity for second chance points and guide those numbers towards your favor, your team will be incredibly successful.

His paint presence does not only include those star studded dunks he provides for each morning's highlight reel, but his boards are astounding and even if you have to risk a foul or two, the long term results will be win worthy.


2) Guard him in the Paint

You cannot leave Griffin open under the rim.

Regardless of the perimeter threat, there is no reason why he should be getting wide open looks inches away from the rim. Double teaming has worked in the ...

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