Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin
will reportedly sign a five-year extension.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Griffin was offered an extension worth up
to $95 million and will sign the deal when the NBA's moratorium ends July 11.
Griffin, the NBA's top rookie for 2010-11, has averaged 21.7 points and 11.5
rebounds in his two seasons with the Clippers. He has never missed a game in
his two years after sitting out the entire 2009-10 campaign with a knee
The Clippers, according to the report, also made an offer to guard Chris Paul,
who apparently turned down a three-year, $60 million extension. Paul, who was
acquired by the Clippers in a trade with New Orleans prior to last season,
still has a year remaining on his contract.
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