Clippers Sign Blake Griffin

Former Oklahoma forward Blake Griffin signed with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, two weeks after the team made him the first overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced.

Griffin will make his pro debut Monday at 7:30 p.m. CDT when the Clippers open play in the NBA Summer League against the Los Angeles Lakers in Las Vegas.

Griffin was the consensus National Player of the Year after a sophomore season in which he averaged 22.7 points and 14.4 rebounds for the Sooners. The 20-year oldOklahoma City native won every major postseason player of the year award.

The Oklahoman

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