Blake Griffin to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers on a five-year deal

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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. 

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.

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Rohit Ghosh

LA Clippers beat writer
Rohit is an L.A.-based sports journalist who contributes to SB Nation's Silver Screen and Roll, AccuScore, and the Taxi Squad Show based out of Utah. He also runs his own sports blog, Metta Chronicles. Follow him on Twitter @RohitGhosh where he discusses AccuScore projection data, a variety of sports-related topics, and even some Jazz music.


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