After the Pistons agreed to a buyout, Blake Griffin went to the open market
Sources told ESPN that six-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin (Blake Griffin) has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons and will become an unrestricted free agent.
-Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 5, 2021
Currently, Griffin has aroused great interest from top competitors and plans to talk to potential suitors before making a decision.
Since February, Griffin has been waiting for a deal or release.
Before the buyout, his contract had a balance of 36.6 million U.S. dollars, and his deal in 2021-22 had a balance of 39 million U.S. dollars.
His contract status makes the transaction almost impossible.
Griffin, 31, has withdrawn from the Pistons lineup since February 15 when the team tried to find a way to trade him or eventually buy him out before the trade deadline on March 25.
He also thanked the team for “knowing what I want to accomplish in my career”.
At this time, the star hopes to Los Angeles Clippers 2017 after spending seven seasons in Los Angeles.
During the offseason before the offseason, he signed a five-year contract with the Clippers worth $171 million.
At the same time, the Pistons hope to rebuild and develop young players under the leadership of their manager in the first year. Troy Weaver.
Griffin recovered from countless surgical operations and managed to continue to develop in other parts of the game, but still faced a battle with the body.
In fact, he has not dunked since he began to undergo surgery on his left knee in December 2019.
Before coming off the bench, Blake Griffin, a six-time All-Star, contributed an average of 12.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Pistons.
His overall career average is 21.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists, and his shooting percentage is 49.5%.
This post is written by Eric Magana