Blake Griffin nearing a milestone and heading toward some history

If Blake Griffin plays in Monday’s game at Minnesota, he will become the No. 7 all-time scorer in franchise history. He has 6,431 points and Ken Norman, who is seventh, has 6,432.

It has taken Griffin not quite four full seasons to get to this point; it took Norman six.

The all-time leading scorer in franchise history is Randy Smith with 12,735. Second is Bob McAdoo with 9,434.

Griffin is averaging 24 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists. He could become the first player since the 1975-76 season to average 24 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in one of his first four years in the NBA. The last person to do that was McAdoo. Others who have done it are Oscar Robertson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Elgin Baylor.

Griffin went down with back spasms early in Saturday’s victory at Houston. He is questionable for the game at Minnesota.

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