Through two games,
In the first round, Griffin averaged 23.3 points while shooting 52.8% from the field.
Against the Thunder, Griffin's scoring is down four points to 19.0 -- and he's making only 41.4% of his shots.
The Clippers had an easy Game 1, led by a monster performance from
Defensively in both games, the Thunder has made a concerted effort to slow Griffin, using a combination of players, including
Adams, in particularly, seemed to get under Griffin's skin a bit in Game 2, with his aggressive, physical play.
Going back to the first round, Griffin also struggled in his first game of the series against the Warriors -- and at times in later games against the smaller
It's too early to say Oklahoma City's game plan will stifle Griffin throughout the series, but Griffin and his teammates clearly face significant competition.