Even though he’s one of the NBA’s brightest and most marketable stars, Blake Griffin doesn’t get much respect around the league from his peers for a combination of reasons. First off, people are tired of getting dunked on. Plain and simple. And secondly, he has the label of being a flopper which is the ultimate kiss of death for a big man.
Because guys around the NBA don’t seem to care for him too much, the Golden State Warriors bench lost their minds when Griffin, who isn’t a consistent outside jumpshooter yet, hit the side of the backboard on a 3-point attempt. If you don’t believe my Griffin hypothesis, ask yourself if an opposing bench would have the same reaction if [insert any other NBA player here] had the same result to a 3-point shot.
Regardless, this is hilarious: