Blake Griffin is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 2009. His NBA debut as a rookie was made in 2011 season when he was selected as an All-Star, won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. At the same year, he was also honored as one of the NBA's 15 Greatest Rookies of All Time by Sports Illustrated.
In 2003, he and his brother attended Oklahoma Christian School, where they played for basketball team under their father, head coach Tommy Griffin. He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners for two seasons (2007-2009) before entering the the 2009 NBA draft.
He has a son with Brynn Cameron named Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin.