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Blake Griffin taunted by ‘flopper’ chants from Memphis crowd (Video)

Blake GriffinBlake Griffin heard it from Memphis Grizzlies fans after he went to the free throw line in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 94-82 Game 3 loss to the Grizzlies on Thursday night.

Griffin got the ball at the top of the circle with just under five minutes left in the game and the Clippers down 83-71. He was backing down Zach Randolph when Quincy Pondexter came over to provide some help defense. Pondexter reached in for a steal, knocked the ball loose, but Griffin flopped to the ground as he lost the ball. Randolph was called for the foul.

As Griffin was at the line with 4:46 left, the fans began booing. Then an arena-wide “flopper” chant broke out before his second free throw.

Griffin made both foul shots, but his team still lost.

A minute later Griffin complained that Randolph held one of his arms to prevent him from corralling a rebound, leading to the ball going out of bounds off him. Here was his face:

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Tony Allen Gets Memphis Grizzlies Logo Shaved into his Head

From Anthony Mason to Dennis Rodman and lately Ron Artest, basketball players have been known to get creative with their hairstyles. Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was set to join them in the crazy hairdo category until he was advised to shave off this sweet look prior to Game 4 in Memphis:

It’s too bad he was advised to shave it off because aside from the glitter, it was pretty hot. I even think Ron Artest would have to agree.

Photo Credit: Curtis Givens on twitter, Story credit Lakeshore Dave