Blake Griffin: We Get It, the Los Angeles Clippers Have a Standout Dunker

December 29th, 2010 by Andy Lu Leave a reply »
If Benjamin Franklin were alive today he’d say, “The only things certain in life are death, taxes, and a Blake Griffin blog posting every morning."

Blake Griffin has joined Matt, Meredith, Ann, and Al in my morning lineup, and I expect a daily 360 alley-oop highlight, along with my morning news and weather report.

But unlike the news and weather, I really don’t care to see Griffin highlights—at least not every day.

Griffin can dunk. There’s no denying that.

Griffin is exciting. There’s no denying that.

But Griffin is also irrelevant.

And there’s no denying that.

Griffin plays for the lowly Clippers. The same Clippers team that fell out of the playoff race in early November. Whether Griffin has a 360 dunk, breaks three backboards, or posterizes LeBron James is meaningless when the Clippers lose seven out of 10 games.

Just as I don’t need to be flooded with Stevie Johnson Buffalo Bills highlights every week, I don’t need to be flooded with Griffin highlights every morning.

Don’t get me wrong. I think Griffin is wonderful fo ...

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