Blake Griffin's time in the Motor City is over.
Griffin and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a contract buyout after three seasons, according to ESPN.
Six-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons and will become an unrestricted free agent, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 5, 2021
Griffin, 31, has seen his athleticism drastically decline over the past few years as he's transitioned from dunk artist to stand-still shooter. His scoring numbers dipped from 24 points per game in 2018-19 to 12 this season.
Griffin arrived to Detroit after the Clippers shockingly traded him less than a year after signing him to a massive five-year, $173 million deal in 2017.
Even though Griffin isn't what he was, he could still be a very valuable piece for any contending team as a lower-usage backup who can facilitate and hit shots.
Griffin ranks No. 2 on our best buyout candidates on the market.
No matter where Griffin ends up, hopefully, he can inch a little closer to the player he used to be.
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