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The Los Angeles Clippers and NBA No. 1 draft pick Blake Griffin, left, stands next to Clippers head coach and general manager Mike Dunleavy while holding his jersey at a news conference Monday, June 29, 2009, at the Clippers' training center in Playa Vista, Calif. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Genaro Molina)