Superstar Rookie mourns death of high school friend

18 Feb

Blake Grifffin, the NBA’s leading frontrunner for Rookie of the Year, mourned the death of a beloved high school friend after Wednesdays win against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Wilson Holloway, Griffins high school teammate and football player at the University of Tulsa, has been battling cancer since 2008.
Despite the tragedy, Griffin is still planning to participate in the festivities of the NBA All Star Weekend, including participating in the highly anticipated Slam Dunk contest.

http://sports.espn.go.com/los-angeles/nba/news/story?id=6131368

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