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Photos: Blake Griffin Returned To OU Last Night For Jersey Retirement

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin returned to his alma mater Oklahoma last night to have his Sooners' jersey retired. Griffin's No. 23 was raised to the rafters at halftime of OU's 73-71 win over Baylor.

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No. 23 now hangs in Norman, OK.
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No. 23 now hangs in Norman, OK.
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After the game, Griffin addressed the victors in the post-game locker room.

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Griffin also found time to take a photo with Sooners' star Buddy Hield. There's a lot of talent in this picture, and Hield could finish off his Oklahoma career by winning the John Wooden Award for player of the year, just like Griffin did in 2009. 

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This hasn't been Griffin's best year in the NBA as he's dealt with injuries and a well-publicized off-court issue, but Tuesday night he received some well-deserved recognition for his tremendous collegiate career.