Июля 23, 2017


Griffin to opt out of contract, become free agent

25 Июня 2017, 02:42 | Ruben Fields

Report: Blake Griffin opts out of Clippers contract, becomes free agent

Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents

Forward Blake Griffin has opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers and will become an unrestricted free agent next week, the USA media reported Friday, June 23 (Saturday Manila time). They're not alone, but those are the only meaningful players remaining, and we give Rivers a huge compliment with that, maybe one he doesn't really deserve.

Both players would become unrestricted free agents when free agency begins on July 1. He would earn $35 million in his first season if he stays with the Clippers, $38 million the second, $41 million the third, $43 million the fourth and $46 million the final year, when he will be 38 years old.

Speculation has Paul being a target of the San Antonio Spurs.

His former team could offer him the heftiest contract - which could be worth upwards of $205 million on a five-year deal - but any other team could only offer him a maximum of $152 million over four years, according to ESPN.

Technically, Paul had an early termination option and he informed the Clippers he would be exercising that (not opting out as Griffin did).

Paul is eligible to cash in big this summer, potentially scoring a super-max contract with the Clippers that can net him roughly $210 million over a five-year period.

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Griffin has spent his entire career with the Clippers, averaging 21.5 points and 9.4 rebounds in seven seasons.

Chris Paul also intends to decline his player option by June 29, his deadline to make it official, sources said.

Caldwell-Pope was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after police say he was spotted going about 45 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone about 2:50 a.m. March 29 in Auburn Hills. He was arrested after a field sobriety test.

The LA Clippers have been dealt a major blow ahead of next season as it appears that Chris Paul and Blake Griffin will not be with the LA franchise any longer. He played 19 National Basketball Association seasons for six teams, including the Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers.

Caldwell-Pope's suspension will take place for the first two games in which he is physically able to play during the 2017-18 campaign.

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