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Blake Griffin's offensive game is improving

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09:47 PM ET 10.11 | The biggest questions in the Los Angeles Clippers camp this season are: is Lamar Odom an asset or a liability, can Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups stay healthy, and can Blake Griffin become a better offensive player? In today's early morning 94-80 loss to the Miami Heat in China, Griffin displayed a larger array of low-post moves than he did last season. The days of only scoring on alley-oops or rebound put-backs seem to be over. Don't get me wrong, an airborne play or a tip-in will always be options, but now Griffin has a spin move, wants to back down opponents in the paint and learned the old-fashioned up-and-under move that he showcased on the Heat's Robert Dozier. Griffin not only used his new arsenal on young, inexperienced players, but on Chris Bosh and Shane Battier as well.

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October 12, 2012  11:26 AM ET

"Griffin not only used his new arsenal on young, inexperienced players, but on Chris Bosh and Shane Battier as well."

LOL not really stellar low post defensive players :-). Shane is more of a perimeter defender. And bosh is.....well an Ostrich.

October 12, 2012  11:31 AM ET

GOOD MORNING FN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IT'S BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NBA BASKETBALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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October 12, 2012  11:58 AM ET

Another local fluff piece?

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October 12, 2012  12:56 PM ET
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Shield: Copy and paste master!!!

I got many SKILLS

COPY PAST SKILLS

NUNCHUCK SKILLS

BUT WIPING SKILLS

October 12, 2012  02:07 PM ET

Finally!!!! Now hopefully this kid can become more than just a highlight machine. Need more substance from him

October 12, 2012  02:35 PM ET

More dunking DH.

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October 12, 2012  06:01 PM ET
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Will he become a Dr. J or a Dominic Wilkins? Being a 'human highlight film' is just entertainment.

No!!! I answered your question for you!!!

October 12, 2012  09:24 PM ET

Come to Mexico, Ese

October 12, 2012  11:47 PM ET
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No!!! I answered your question for you!!!

Ill

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October 13, 2012  10:20 AM ET

You're Still On The Second Best Team In Town, Bro.

October 13, 2012  10:50 AM ET

This ain't 2k13!

 
October 13, 2012  01:36 PM ET
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This ain't 2k13!

The world ends!!!

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