Blake Griffin as the Classic Power Forward

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has posted classic front-court hall-of-fame numbers.  Blake is the first NBA player since Tim Duncan to average 20 points and 10 rebounds/game in their first four seasons.

In the entire second half of NBA history only nine players have averaged 20 & 10 in their first four seasons combined.  Take a look at this impressive list including the high flying Clipper:

Totals

Per Game

Player

From ▴

To

Tm

G

PTS

TRB

Larry Bird*

1980

1983

BOS

320

22.2

10.8

Charles Barkley*

1985

1988

PHI

310

21.2

11.9

Hakeem Olajuwon*

1985

1988

HOU

304

22.5

11.8

Karl Malone*

1986

1989

UTA

325

23.3

10.5

David Robinson*

1990

1993

SAS

314

24.2

12.2

Alonzo Mourning

1993

1996

TOT

285

21.7

10.2

Shaquille O’Neal

1993

1996

ORL

295

27.2

12.5

Tim Duncan

1998

2001

SAS

288

22.1

12.0

Blake Griffin

2011

2014

LAC

250

20.4

10.4

Provided by Basketball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 12/11/2013.
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