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Doc Rivers: Without Chris Paul, Blake Griffin is Clippers' point guard
Doc Rivers: Without Chris Paul, Blake Griffin is Clippers' point guard

At 6-foot-10, 251 pounds, he doesn't have the typical dimensions of a great facilitator, but Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has shown that he's one of the best passing big men in the league. Griffin is so good at running the offense that Clippers' Coach Doc Rivers unofficially designated him to be the team's point guard — over the actual reserve point guards — when eight-time All-Star Chris Paul had to miss Game 1 of the team's second-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Monday because of a left hamstring strain. Said Rivers: "Without Chris on the floor, Blake's our point guard. Everybody else is just guards." ...

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