Eric Griffin

#17SF,
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 205
Born:
College: Campbell
Birth Place: Orlando, Florida
Draft: Undrafted
  • ABC News

    Wolves intent on moving PG Ricky Rubio after acquiring Jimmy Butler

    The Minnesota Timberwolves remain intent on dealing point guard Ricky Rubio?after acquiring All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the Wolves, despite Rubio's strong second half last season, are trying to add more shooting to their lineup and continue to make the Spaniard available via trade. The Wolves surrendered their presumed point guard of the future -- Kris Dunn -- in the trade with Chicago to acquire Butler, but sources say they remain in search of a veteran at the position even though Rubio, 26, averaged 16.0 points and 10.5 assists per game after the All-Star break. Sources say Minnesota discussed Rubio trades with several teams leading up

  • NBA players' income taxes could support Detroit neighborhood fund
    Detroit Free Press

    NBA players' income taxes could support Detroit neighborhood fund

    Income taxes generated from the lucrative salaries of Detroit Pistons players and visiting NBA players during home games played at the Little Caesars Arena may go toward a new multi-Neighborhood Improvement Fund for Detroiters that is expected to be proposed today by Councilwoman Mary Sheffield. The proposal comes exactly one week after the Detroit City Council voted to green light $34.5 million in public funding toward the Detroit Pistons' move downtown, despite passionate pleas from some residents to reconsider or scrap the deal. The proposal would also include the salaries of Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment employees. Under what's known as a “jock tax,” NBA players and staff for

  • Help us, Detroit Lions: You are Detroit sports fans' only hope right now
    Detroit Free Press

    Help us, Detroit Lions: You are Detroit sports fans' only hope right now

    Detroit sports are in purgatory, and the only hope at a championship in the near future may ride on a team with one playoff win in 60 years Last January, we wrote that Detroit sports fans are experiencing the worst championship slump in decades. We also wrote that the Detroit Tigers had "the best shot of the four teams (for now) to win the city's next championship."  Well, so much for that. True, we're not even at the halfway point of the baseball season. But the Tigers are 33-42. They just snapped an 8-game skid. They would be in last place in the American League right now if not for the ineptitude of the Chicago White Sox (32-42). And if recent reports about the Tigers' plans this summer are