NBA: Blake Griffin and 5 Freakish Athletes Who Need to Polish Their Game

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NBA: Blake Griffin and 5 Freakish Athletes Who Need to Polish Their Game

Athletic, according to dictionary.com, is an adjective meaning "physically active and strong: good at athletics or sports."

Anybody who's in the NBA can be defined as "athletic," but some players go above and beyond, showcasing their freakish athletic abilities. Blake Griffin, pictured above, is one of them.

Unfortunately, being just purely athletic does not guarantee success in this league. Other factors, such as defense, ball-handling, passing, free-throw shooting and overall team chemistry are vital in being a good NBA player.

Griffin is just one example of someone who is a "freakish" athlete, but needs to "polish" his game in other areas.

What other players need to do the same? Read on to find out.

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