Blake Giffin is finally opening up about the creepy antics of former Clippers owner, Donald Sterling.
In an interview with The Player’s Tribune, Blake opens up about his first encounters with Sterling after having been drafted by the Clippers. Blake says that he attended one of Sterlings all white parties and was endlessly led around the party by Donald who held his hand like an “elderly women.”
At one point, Blake says that he tried to get out of Donald’s eyesight, but was put in a very awkward situation:
“I was hoping to escape down the stairs, find one of my teammates and blend in with the rest of the crowd. I tried to pull my hand away. Nope. Things were about to get weirder. Two blonde models showed up on either side of me. They had clearly been hired for the event. I knew this because they were wearing size XXXX-L Clippers T-shirts tied at the stomach. I looked at Sterling. He had a big dumb grin on his face. I looked at one of the girls, as if to say, ‘Uhhh, you don’t have to do this.’ She looked back: ‘Uhhh, yes I do.'”
In the interview, Blake also recalls googling Sterling’s name the moment that he found out that he was getting drafted and seeing that it was attached to a whole bunch of racism cases. “As players, we’re not supposed to really care about anything but basketball,” he stated. “We’re just supposed to perform. To be honest, I didn’t ever really think about bringing up Sterling’s past. What was I supposed to do? Just picture me at the press conference my rookie year. ‘Uh … hey, guys, before we talk about today’s game, did you happen to see that investigative report on my owner?'”
Griffin later refers to Donald as a “weird uncle” and closes by stating the following:
“Someone asked me the other day if I’m mad that he made out with $2 billion for selling the team. Maybe a little bit. But in the end, I’m just happy he’s gone. I think about him pulling me around the White Party in Malibu, and a saying comes to mind: “Some people are so poor, all they have is their money.”
Jordin Sparks And Husband Dana Isaiah Reveal Gender Of Unborn Child
Jordin Sparks and hubby Dana Isaiah took to social media on Thanksgiving to unveil the gender of their unborn child.
The couple, who announced last week that they are expecting their first baby together, announced that they are having a baby boy.
Sparks posted an adorable snapshot on Instagram of she and Dana holding blue confetti, writing: “IT’S A BOY!!! We have so much to be thankful for and this is definitely at the top of the list! @_danaisaiah‘s gonna have a little mini me running around! We can’t wait to meet him. We love you lil man!”
Last week, Jordin shocked fans when she revealed she and the 25-year-old model and fitness guru secretly tied the knot back in July and that they are now expecting.
Congrats to the couple.
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