Blake Griffin Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Blake Griffin Net Worth 2020 – Blake Griffin is a well-known American professional basketball player who has been playing basketball since high school.
He is best known as a player from Los Angeles Clippers wearing jersey number 32. He has been a five-time NBA All-Star.
Blake Austin Griffin was born on 16th March 1989 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His parents are Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin.
His father was a basketball center who had played for Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He also owned a gym where Blake and his older brother Taylor Griffin used to play basketball.
Before he focused on basketball, Griffin also used to play baseball and football. Blake and Taylor were homeschooled by their mother.
He studied at Oklahoma Christian School, where their father was the head coach. He performed quite well in the competitions and therefore, he received a scholarship to play college football for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Blake had to miss a good part of the 2009-2010 season due to a kneecap injury he sustained as he tried to land after a dunk in their final preseason game. This development delayed his debut in the NBA for seven whole weeks.
By January 2010, he had to undergo surgery on his broken kneecap when it failed to heal after some weeks.
The knee injury also accounted for his being removed from the US team for the London Summer Olympics.
Other injuries he has sustained include a quad injury which he sustained in the first round of the NBA playoffs in 2016 and a right toe injury he suffered in a game against the Utah Jazz in 2017.
The power forward of the Detroit Pistons has recorded outstanding career statistics since his NBA draft of 2009 by the Los Angeles Clippers, he got a No 1 ranking at OU in career field goal percentage with a total of 618 goals. Via a record of 11.8 rebounds per game, he clinched the second position in rebounds per game.
A total of 40 double-doubles gave him the third position in that aspect and he was ranked no six in points per game with 18.8 points.
The totality of all his rebounds came to 805 which placed him in the ninth position for total rebounds and his total points came to 1,278, earning him the 17th position in total points.
Blake Griffin made his acting debut in the 2018 American comedy film ‘The Female Brain’ which was directed by Whitney Cummings. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2017.
Later it was released theatrically in February 2018. It was met with mostly average reviews. Griffin’s performance was praised by critic Christy Lemire. He has also appeared in commercials for Kia Motors, Vizio, Gamefly, and Subway.
Blake Griffin has a net worth of $60 million.