Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 11:45 am  |  11 responses

Meet Blake Griffin: Surfer

Blake Griffin tells True Hoop that he’s keeping himself busy during the NBA lockout by becoming a beach bum/surfer dude: “It would really help if you, for instance, have got a mohawk and joined a volleyball league, like Kevin Love. BG: ‘It’s true. He’s doing a service. I might think of something. I just started to try my hand at surfing, actually.’ How’s it going? ‘Not too bad. Kind of easing into it. I’ll let you know if I get any better.’ They’re pretty big waves in California though, right? ‘They’re not bad. Not the best, but better than a lot of other places.’ That’s got to be a surefire sign that you’re an Angelino now. ‘I was never really sure if surfing was against my contract or not. And then it just hit me that I don’t even have a contract right now, and so I said OK, I better get it in while I can.’ You still don’t know if it’s against your contract? ‘When we have a contract … I don’t know. I’ve got to look into that.’ It doesn’t seem that dangerous, though, right? ‘I mean, that’s my thought process. If you fall, you just fall into the water. You know what I mean?’”

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  • http://www.zpringbank.eu Jelte


    why not improve his jump shot?

  • http://www.optimabbc.be Max


  • jsmooth

    LOL…Not I!!! Not after seeing Shark Week!!

  • youngmuggsy

    @Jelte – Because he’s too busy enjoying his life.

  • Kilo

    Seeing how he is a Clipper this is a REALLY BAD IDEA.


    ^^ word ^^

  • Yann Blavec

    Hey watch out you could hit the reef even sand is hard when you fall down.

  • http://www.twitter.com/gerardhimself Gerard Himself

    @Jelte: check the article and you’ll have your answer.

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Hey if you want to know if the beach is dangerous go ask Luc Longley.

  • Tano

    remember Luc Longley….

  • http://slamonline.com Mars

    Just so you haters know, dude has a jumper, see his college game. He shoots threes. Bright future Blake.