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Blake Griffin gets revenge against the Clippers, but swears he didn't snub Steve Ballmer

5 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

The Pistons forward Blake Griffin sprinted off the court when his former owner attempted a pregame handshake, then cooked his old team to the tune of 44 points.
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Watch: Griffin denies ignoring Clippers' Ballmer

5 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Warning: Video contains coarse language
Blake Griffin addresses not shaking Steve Ballmer's hand pre-game: pic.twitter.com/faHBCI7fpo - Malika Andrews January 12, 2019
Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin denied snubbing Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's pregame handshake. "As soon as I'm done doing my pregame shooting, I make sure there's a path and I take off running to the locker room and I don't stop running," Griffin told reporters. When asked if he would shake hands with Ballmer if he was approached at another time, Griffin answered, "I'm honestly not here to answer...
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Watch: Blake Griffin snubs Clippers owner Steve Ballmer on handshake try

5 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Blake Griffin era in Los Angeles ended in an ugly fashion, and he clearly has not forgotten about it. Griffin was approached by Clippers owner Steve Ballmer while warming up on the court at Staples Center before Saturday's game tipped off, and he clearly wasn't interested in dapping the billionaire up. Ballmer reached out his hand in a handshake attempt, and rather than shaking it, Griffin just took off running toward the locker room. Griffin made a pretty clear statement about how he feels toward Ballmer and the Clippers organization on that exchange. The probability of the Clippers...
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Blake Griffin shoots down notion he shunned Clippers owner

5 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin made a return trip to Los Angeles Saturday afternoon. It's his first game back in Southern California since being dealt from the Clippers to Detroit last season. Prior to the game, a video emerged that depicted Griffin blowing off Clippers owner Steve Ballmer. In fact, said video seemed to show him both ignoring Ballmer and running away from the owner as fast as possible. In an attempt to clarify the incident after the fact, Griffin also put reporters on blast for suggesting he shunned his former owner. β€œFor nine years now, as soon as I am done doing my...
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Blake Griffin: Portrayal of Not Shaking Steve Ballmer's Hand Is 'Kinda Bulls-t'

5 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

A lot was made about Blake Griffin apparently snubbing Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before Saturday's game, but the Detroit Pistons star denied that it was intentional ...
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Blake Griffin Puts on a SHOW Against His Former Team at Staples Center

Blake Griffin Puts on a SHOW Against His Former Team at Staples Center

5 monthes ago   |   By SLAMonline

In his first time playing against the Clippers at Staples Center, big man Blake Griffin put on a show, dropping 44 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the Pistons to a 109-104 victory. Peep the highlights below:
LA paid tribute to Griffin throughout the game, honoring him with a tribute video that was followed by a standing ovation:
S/O to the Clippers for this dope tribute to Blake πŸ‘ pic.twitter.com/3cpTaoFR6c
- SLAM January 12, 2019
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Clippers fans give Blake a standing ovation in his return πŸ™ŒπŸ‘
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Watch: Blake Griffin appears to snub Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before game

Watch: Blake Griffin appears to snub Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before game

5 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Griffin, who was "stunned" when the Clippers traded him last year, appeared to ignore owner Steve Ballmer's effort to shake his hand.
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