Two years ago

Blake Griffin traded to Detroit for Bradley, Harris, Boban, etc

The Clippers and Pistons have agreed on a deal to trade Blake Griffin for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round and a second-round draft pick, league sources tell ESPN.

Reported by Woj etc. of a deal in the works between the Clippers and Pistons, centered around Blake Griffin.

Clippers receive:
Tobias Harris
Avery Bradley
Boban Marjanovic

Pistons receive:
Blake Griffin
Willie Reed
Bryce Johnson

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Two years ago

Detroit will send one 1st round pick (protected 1-4 in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and unprotected in 2021) and a 2nd rounder to the Clippers.

This doesn't come across as great return for the Clippers IMO.

This almost certainly means that trades for DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams will be soon to follow.

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Two years ago

They should ahve cleaned house earlier!

Blake is always hurt and that salary hurts in a few years time so this is a smart play by the Clippers.

Trade Jordan if they can find a taker and then they'll have a heap of cap room to chase LBJ/Lenard and others come free agency.

Many expect Jordon to Opt in to his deal due to most teams being capped out this summer so LA might not be able to move him.

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Two years ago

Is this actually a good deal for LAC? Harris is 15+ PPG and Bradley similar (if they can keep him around), and a great defender. Boban is efficient (had 14 and 8 in 14 minutes this week) though difficult to find time for.

DAJ was begged to come back and then CP3 and Blake bail on him. Ouch.

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Two years ago

I don't think it was Blake’s choice to bail in his best buddy.

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