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Oklahoma dedicates center named for Blake Griffin family


August 26, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Blake Griffin stood inside the new performance center on the campus where he once starred and knew this project went far beyond him.

The former Oklahoma star was on hand Saturday for the dedication of the Griffin Family Performance Center. Griffin, the AP Player of the Year in 2009, made the largest donation ever from a Sooner basketball player. The school would not disclose the amount.

"I'm a little overwhelmed right now," the Detroit Pistons forward said. "I just can't find the words."

The school's Board of Regents agreed to name the $7 million facility for Griffin,...

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