Blake Griffin Ain't Soft...He's Just a Trouble Maker!

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Count Trevor Booker as another guy who's not a fan of Blake or his style of play: Trevor Booker speaks softly, but it's clear he has a disdain for Blake Griffin. It's so intense that 23 seconds into the tipoff of Saturday's game at Verizon Center, Booker was hit with a technical foul. The reason: He got tangled with Griffin after Jared Dudley sank a 20-foot jumper to open the scoring. "I knew coming in I'd probably get one," Booker said of the technical in the Wizards' 113-97 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. "It's always a physical game with me and Blake.....

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Also, now I hope people understand why he used to flop so much. He's been playing through a lot of contact lately and hasn't been flopping and he's just too strong to get a consistent whistle. He rarely gets touch fouls called for the and1 and also when people wrap him up in transition (just like how DJ did to Wall last night), he never gets a flagrant call. I mean, they had to review the Jason Smith play to see whether or not Smith deserved a flagrant2 instead of a flagrant1. Once Blake adopts a scorer's mentality, he'll be unstoppable.

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Blake is a physical player, and actually interestingly enough, a lot of the other players don't like his physical play either. Remember Andre Miller?

If you're in the paint, Blake will push and nudge and fight you and then run back down the court. It annoys some people, and that's the reality.

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I hope he's not.. But when so many people in the leauge say he is.. Even chancy said it in a nice way.. Well maybe its true..

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That may change soon. Especially after the confrontation with Anderson Verejao. He looked like the terminator out there walking through other players intent on getting his target

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I don't think me or anyone ever thought Blake was soft "physically". The annoying part of game he is is soft "mentally". He is unwilling to impact the game when it is tied with 2 minutes to go.

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That ain't what the accusations are referring to though.

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I agree he is not soft physically. I thought early on he was simply a young guy going against older men. But I think he realizes he can compete physically.

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He is "soft" because he is not a bad boy. The reality of it is he is not soft and there is none other I would rather have on our team,but he ain't tatted over and he ain't out there being a thug so therefore he must be soft. He projects the image of the nice guy, all-American kid and that pisses off his opponents.

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As long as we get W as a unit... He can soft, hard, or anything in between. It is ALL about the name on the front of the jersey.

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Booker came at Blake with some cheap shots the entire game - I am pretty stunned Blake didn't react. He did try to do a baseline dunk on him after one hostility but he didn't finish it (due to a huge about of contact). I agree with the general theory that people don't like Blake's physical style - he is a big banger down in the paint. One of the most physical guys in the league.

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Yeah... he's a bit of a d*ck on the court sometimes. All part of the game. He doesn't play dirty, which is more than I can say for a lot of guys at his position.

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