Star American forward Blake Griffin in the result of high-profile deals have moved from the “Los Angeles clippers”, “Detroit pistons”.
For the five-time NBA all-star clippers got a solid defender Avery Bradley, forward Tomasa Harris, center Boban Marjanovic, and two of the draft pick (first and second round). In addition to Griffin’s “Detroit” joined Bryce Johnson and Willie Reid.
“Griffin is an incredible player and an incredible person. He turned the clippers into a serious franchise and deserves great respect. Wish him all the best,” commented the exchange of the main stars of the owner of “clippers” Steve Ballmer.
Griffin was chosen as the first pick in the draft 2009. Before the exchange in Detroit 28-year-old forward played in the “clippers” 504 match, bringing the team in average per game at 21.6 points and 9.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists.
It is expected that after Blake Griffin “clippers” exchange of other key players – center Deandre Jordan and defender Lou Williams. Franchise from Los Angeles is planning in the summer of 2018 virtually empty the bills lead the fight for LeBron James, which will be released on the market
“Detroit” takes the ninth place in the Eastern conference, behind the zone playoffs by 2.5 wins. Clippers are ninth in the West.