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Clippers Blake Griffin Paddleboarding with Sam Alipour

3:45 Sam Alipour travels to Hawaii to paddle board with Blake Griffin, as they discuss past injuries and how his game has changed. On a muggy evening in Honolulu, site of Clippers training camp, five-time All-Star Blake Griffin shows me his mettle in the Waikiki Beach surf. He rides a wave with his stand-up paddleboard […]

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New York Knicks, ex-Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin progressing toward contract negotiations

2:09 AM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News After several conversations and a dinner meeting with franchise executive Steve Mills on Friday, the New York Knicks are progressing toward opening contract negotiations with David Griffin to become the team’s […]

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NBA — Opening contrast in George deal and Griffin signing

It’s time to superimpose Sam Presti’s face on that video of LaVar Ball strutting through the WWE stage and sliding into the wrestling ring. Presti, the Oklahoma City Thunder general manager, took the boldest step of the NBA summer, even if he’s just following the example set by others. It’s good to see him join […]

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Blake Griffin to re-sign with Los Angeles Clippers

Blake Griffin has reached agreement on a five-year, $173 million deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Griffin did not get a no-trade clause as part of the new contract, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Griffin met with team owner Steve Ballmer, president and coach Doc Rivers, special consultant […]