Pistons Acquire Griffin

Griffin to Pistons

Detroit Pistons Make Blockbuster Trade, Acquire All-Star Blake Griffin

What are the Detroit Pistons doing?

After losing eight straight games, the only realistic option is to go all in. With a rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers coming up, the Pistons decided to reel in one of the biggest names on the market – Los Angeles Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin. In return, the Pistons sent Avery Bradley’s expiring contract, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic a 2018 first round pick and a 2019 second round pick. The first round pick is protected if it falls within the top-4 over the next three seasons.

Lob City didn’t work in Los Angeles and now it seems like the Pistons are trying to recreate the wheel. Only problem is, Ish Smith, nor Reggie Jackson are Chris Paul.

While the Clippers clear a ton of money off the books, especially after Tobias Harris enters free agency next season, they can officially launch their rebuild with this move. Blake Griffin signed a five-year, $173-million deal in the summer and now that horrendous contract is no longer their problem.

While the Pistons will struggle to ultimately succeed with a core of Andre Drummond and Griffin, the Clippers can focus on moving the likes of DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams to bring in pieces and picks to start building towards the future.

Meanwhile the Pistons, well, they are just throwing things at the wall and hope something sticks.


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