The 2010 All-Star weekend is officially Blake Griffin's coming out party. As the event unfolds on his home turf, he will be plenty busy headlining the Rookie Challenge, the Dunk Contest and will become the first rookie since Yao Ming to play in the All-Star Game.
We’ve all watched the highlight reels as this 21-year-old prodigy defies gravity time and time again.
But there is more to Blake Griffin than his string of nasty dunks.
As the son of a high school coach, Griffin plays the game with a level of intelligence and toughness that few possess. Read along to discover the five reasons why Blake Griffin has quickly become the NBA’s Most Valuable Asset.