WATCH: Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin gets standing ovation in return to LA
Former Clippers star makes first return to old team
LOS ANGELES – Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin returned to face his old team, the Los Angeles Clippers, for the first time since being traded last year.
Griffin was greeted with a standing ovation and tribute video in his return to L.A.
Griffin is the most prolific Clippers player in the history of the franchise and was traded to Detroit, which came as a surprise to fans, near the NBA Trade Deadline last season.
Check it out below:
Pistons’ Blake Griffin with a warm reception in first game vs. Clippers back in LA pic.twitter.com/3Pqb6kIMDT— Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) January 12, 2019
Griffin also apparently didn't want to chat with Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before the game:
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