DETROIT (WJBK) - The NBA announced Thursday that Pistons' forward Blake Griffin has been named to his sixth All-Star team as a reserve.
“It’s truly an honor to be selected as an all-star by the coaches in our league,” said Griffin in press release. “The only reason I have this opportunity is because of my teammates and coaches, so a big thank you to them and to our fans for their continued support. I look forward to going to Charlotte to represent the Pistons organization and the city of Detroit.”
Griffin is averaging a career-high 26.3 points per game and 8.1 rebounds while dishing it out 5.3 times in 47 games this season. The nine-year veteran also has a career-high 115 made three-point field goals this season after making a previous career-high 111 a season ago. This is his first All-Star appearance since the 2014-15 season.
The Pistons acquired Griffin on January 29, 2018 in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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