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Report: Blake Griffin staying with Nets on a one-year deal

Veteran power forward Blake Griffin signs one-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

2021 NBA Playoffs - Milwaukee Bucks v Brooklyn Nets
Blake Griffin of the Brooklyn Nets warms up prior to a game against the Milwaukee Bucks during Round 2, Game 7 on June 19, 2021 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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Veteran power forward Blake Griffin has signed a one-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets in free agency, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Griffin went to the Brooklyn Nets after receiving a buyout from the Detroit Pistons at the end of a five-year, $173 million contract he initially signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers traded him to the Pistons, who bought out the end of his contract when it became clear Griffin wanted to join a contender.

Despite having injury issues, Griffin remains a productive player at 32. He averaged 10.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in Brooklyn as the fourth or even fifth offensive option most nights. He shot 38.3 percent from behind the arc, something that will interest teams across the league.

In the last three seasons, Griffin is averaging 18.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. If he can stay healthy, Griffin can be a solid starter on a contending team.