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SportNBA wrap: Pistons' Blake Griffin scores 44 points in first game back in LA vs. Clippers

08:05  13 january  2019
08:05  13 january  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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In Dwane Casey's first game back in Toronto, the Detroit Pistons defeat the Raptors in a thriller 106-104, with Reggie Bullock sinking the game winner at Blake Griffin scores 30 points and collects 12 rebounds while Andre Drummond adds 11 points and 14 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard leads the Raptors

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Blake Griffin was out for revenge Saturday.

The Pistons star returned to Los Angeles to take on his old team, the Clippers.

Griffin was aggressive from the start, scoring in bunches against his former teammates. He dropped 44 points on 13-of-23 shooting in a 109-104 Clippers win.

The thunderous dunker has continued to develop his skill set since entering the league in 2009. He appeared to avoid shaking the hand of Clippers owner Steve Balmer before the matchup, but claims he was simply locked into his pregame routine.

Danilo Gallinari led the way for the Clippers, scoring 23 points. Lou Williams scored 22 while Montrezl Harrell contributed 21 to round out the scoring for Los Angeles.

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Blake Griffin was Detroit's best player in his debut with the Pistons . Griffin had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and although his new at Washington 122, Toronto 119: Bradley Beal scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half and the Wizards had eight players in double figures in their third straight win

Blake Austin Griffin (born March 16, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ( NBA ).

The 24-18 Clippers got off to a hot start this season, but have dropped to sixth place in the Western Conference. The 18-23 Pistons are just outside the playoff picture, sitting in ninth in the Eastern Conference.

Studs of the Night

Karl-Anthony Towns put together a monster stat line of 27 points and 27 rebounds as the Timberwolves beat the Pelicans 110-106.

Aaron Gordon recorded 28 points and 12 rebounds to help the Magic claim a narrow 105-103 victory against the Celtics.

Kelly Oubre Jr. dropped 26 points and 11 rebounds on the first-place Nuggets to give the Suns a 102-93 win.

Duds of the Night

Bruce Brown scored two points on 0-of-7 shooting for the Pistons.

Iman Shumpert scored five points on 2-of-9 shooting as the Kings took down the Hornets 104-97.

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Blake Griffin bio, stats, and video highlights. Blake Griffin scores 26 points and adds 8 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Memphis Grizzlies 101-94. Clippers rookie record 47 points in a game ( 1 /17/11 vs . Indiana). • Clippers single-season rookie leader in points ( 1 ,845)

Blake Griffin drops 26 points to lead the Pistons to a 101-94 win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday. Blake Griffin tries to convince the ref he missed the call by pulling out a tablet and showing him the Griffin muscles in for an and- 1 layup. Blake Griffin gets by Cody Zeller, then scores on the lefty

Highlights

Wendell Carter Jr. stuffed Royce O'Neale at the rim in the Bulls' 110-102 loss against the Jazz.

Russell Westbrook faked a behind-the-back pass to distract Patty Mills and finish a fast-break layup as the Thunder topped the Spurs 122-112.

What's Next?

Warriors (28-14) at Mavericks (20-22) 7 p.m. ET — Golden State and Dallas are 1-1 against each other this season so far. Sunday's matchup will be the final regular-season meeting between these two teams. Steve Kerr praised Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic's play as of late, and he'll have to perform at a high level to top the reigning NBA champions.

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Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Lonzo Ball went down with an ankle injury, so the Lakers will have to make some lineup changes to adjust and hold onto the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Studs of the Night Kyrie Irving scored 32 points on 11-of-19 shooting as the Celtics topped the Hawks 113-105. Buddy Hield totaled 35 points, nine rebounds and a game winner to lead the Kings past the Pistons 103-101. THE MOTOWN MIRACLE. @buddyhield! pic.twitter.

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