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Why Blake Griffin chose to wear No. 91 with Celtics, and the reason he's still playing basketball

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Soon after Blake Griffin got off the phone with Brad Stevens to tell him he wanted to join the Celtics last week, the veteran forward had a decision to make.
Of course, Griffin had to pick what number he wanted to wear with his new team - a very important decision. But it was more difficult than he probably thought.
Nos. 32, 23 and 2 - Griffin's numbers with the Clippers, Pistons and Nets, respectively - are all retired by the Celtics. And the franchise's 23 retired numbers - plus all the numbers being worn by current C's - didn't give Griffin a lot to work with.
“I was just sitting with...
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