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The Icy Stares of Blake Griffin

The Golden State Warriors may have blown out the Los Angeles Clippers in a meaningless preseason game, but Warrior fans will definitely know Blake Griffin's name after his performance, which included some icy stare downs. "The Terminator" as Griffin has been called --  what I see as not only his ability to tear down any opponent but also for the continuous blank looks on his face -- made "Sarah Connors" out of some the Warriors defending him. As Texas Tech coach once said of Griffin:

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That kid has no facial expressions. He just plays and its like every kid out there on him is like Sarah Connor

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And indeed Griffin did his best Terminator impression last night. After several awesome plays, Griffin stopped, turned to his bench, and stared at them.  Only upon the approval of some teammates jumping off the bench to cheer him, would he retreat on defense. It clearly has become his signature move. Is it a form of male-bonding between teammates? Is he bridging the divide between rotation players and "starters" through his low-key demonstration of demolition? I'll let you decide.

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