Beard: Pistons are better served with Blake Griffin in starting lineup

Rod Beard
The Detroit News

Blake Griffin isn’t jumping over cars anymore. Those days are long gone.

Blake Griffin

If anyone is expecting him to be the same athletic marvel that he was for a decade, it’s more wishful thinking than anything else. Father Time remains undefeated — though Tom Brady is giving him a good run for his money — and in Griffin’s case, it was only a matter of time before he wasn’t going to be the player that he once was.

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