Blake Griffin Appears Headed to the Brooklyn Nets

As our very own Tom Baker reported on Friday, Blake Griffin was bought out by the Detroit Pistons. The athletically declining power forward is now free to sign with any team he chooses. From all accounts it sounds like Griffin's headed for the powerhouse Brooklyn Nets.

Griffin wanted to make sure he left Motown on good terms and ended up leaving $13.3 million on the table with his buy out agreement and had this to say once released:

I thank the Pistons organization for working together on an outcome that benefits all involved and I wish the franchise success in the future.

Griffin was taken out of the Pistons' rotation in the middle of February and has averaged 12.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists per game this season, appearing in 20. His shooting percentage is dismal and he's only going to be a productive piece for any team in limited fashion.

If the Nets don't sign Griffin, expect to see him head to either the Boston Celtics or back to LA with the Clippers.

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