/> This is a big deal for Oklahomans, none more so than Griffin. "It doesn’t really matter to me,” he said of where he goes. "Wherever it may be, I’m going to go in and try to do my part and try to get better and help that organization. I’m not going to be disappointed with anybody.” He’s not pulling an Eli Manning, not saying that he will refuse to sign with a particular team if it drafts him. "Not at all,” Griffin said, laughing at the notion. "I’ll stick with whoever wants me.” That would be every one of the teams involved in tonight’s lottery, but if wishful thinking counted for anything, the Thunder would surely have an advantage over the other 13 teams. Maybe that will make the ping-pong balls bounce Oklahoma City’s way. Maybe that will stir the basketball gods to answer those prayers for Griffin. Big Blake knows plenty of folks want the Thunder to hit the jackpot in the lottery, but he refuses to dwell on all the different scenarios. "I haven’t thought about it a lot,” he said of what happens tonight, "but the reason I think I haven’t is that it’s out of my control.” That’s not the norm for Griffin, and frankly, it’s not the norm for sports fans these days, either. Most of the time, we now know ahead of time what will happen with these big non-game events. That’s because someone will hide in the bushes to figure out who the new coach is or will conduct a straw poll to determine who wins the award. True secrets in sports are rare anymore. The NBA Draft Lottery remains one of the few. The suspense ends soon, sports fans. You might feel powerless as you watch the announcement show tonight, but you can rest assured you’re not alone. Blake Griffin feels the same way.