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Blake Griffin


Los Angeles Clippers

Blake Griffin
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The No. 1 pick looked like an instant difference-maker in the preseason, when he received rave reviews from opposing coaches and players alike. But before he can make an impact on the Clippers, Griffin will have to recover from a broken kneecap that is expected to sideline him for the first six weeks of the season.
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