Blake Griffin responds to Nets critics
The Brooklyn Nets have not too long ago bolstered their roster with the additions of Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge and are set to make an NBA Finals run.
Griffin finds it amusing that persons are freaking out about how the Nets are stockpiling expertise with him and Aldridge, when “all I heard for two years was how bad I am,” Per Brian Lewis of The New York Post.
In his remark, Griffin is referring to the criticism he acquired within the final yr by individuals saying that he was washed up and that he wasn’t an excellent participant anymore.
Griffin, 32, and Aldridge, 35, are previous the prime of their respective enjoying careers, however they are going to be vital items to a Nets group that has aspirations of successful the franchise’s first championship.
Griffin has solely performed three video games for the Nets and is averaging 9.0 factors, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 steal per recreation in 18.3 minutes per recreation.
Aldridge is in Brooklyn, however it stays unclear when he’ll make his Nets debut, as he hasn’t performed since March 1 and nonetheless has to extend his on-court exercise earlier than enjoying in a recreation.