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Blake Griffin Stepping into Closer Role
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On August 15, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
If Chris Paul meant to challenge his teammate Blake Griffin when he said recently that the Los Angeles Clippers will “definitely go as Blake goes,” it worked.
Not only did Griffin hear his teammate’s words, he also agreed with them.
“But in my mind, this is the year I need to step into that role and really help him shoulder that load. I’ll be right there with him at the end of games, being the guy that he can always count on.”
“To be honest, I’m more excited about this upcoming season than I’ve ever been,” Griffin said. “My workouts with [shooting coach] Bob Thate and our coaches have been geared around figuring out how I’m going to be used this season.
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