Sunday, April 05, 2009


Oklahoma Star Blake Griffin Headlines First Team, one of the web's hottest basketball sites, announced their second annual All-American teams today. Oklahoma sophomore Blake Griffin is a member of the First Team.

Griffin averaged 22.7 points and 14.4 rebounds per game on the season. The sophomore forward led the Sooners to a record of 30-6 and was named Big 12 Player of the Year. He scored at least 30 points on six occasions, including a 40-point, 23-rebound outburst against Texas Tech in February.

“The numbers speak for themselves,” says senior writer Adam Stanco, “but it was Griffin’s utter dominance that established him as the best player in the nation from start to finish.” All-American First Team:
Stephen Curry, Davidson, Jr.
James Harden, Arizona State, So.
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma, So.
DeJuan Blair, Pittsburgh, So.
Hasheem Thabeet, Connecticut, Jr.

For the complete list of all five All-American teams, please visit

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