What is blake griffins older brothers name?
Blake Griffin's older brother is named Taylor Griffin. Taylor is nearly 3 years older than Blake, but they played together at the University of Oklahoma for both of Blake's 2 years there. In 2009, they led the Oklahoma Sooners to the Elite Eight, where they lost to North Carolina, the eventual champions.
2009 was Taylor Griffin's senior year, so he entered the 2009 NBA Draft at the end of the season. Though 2009 was only his sophomore year, Blake Griffin also entered the 2009 NBA Draft, deciding to forego his last 2 years of college.
Taylor Griffin was born on April 18, 1986 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, while Blake Griffin was born on March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City as well. Blake was drafted as the first overall pick of the 2009 Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, while Taylor was drafted 48th overall by the Phoenix Suns.
Blake missed his first NBA season with a major knee injury, but has now played 2 full seasons with the Clippers. Taylor has played for several teams and is now playing for the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League.