Well, the squad’s [almost] back.
According the reports Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles Clippers and Blake Griffin are set to reach a five-year, $173 million agreement once free agency officially begins on July 1. With Chris Paul on his way to Houston this offseason, bringing back Griffin became the the team’s No. 1 priority.
Blake Griffin plans to reach agreement on a five-year, $173 million deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell The Vertical.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2017
Reports earlier in the week indicated Griffin had set up meetings with the Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns this weekend heading into free agency. He cancelled those meetings Friday, though, after being offered the five-year max from the Clippers.