The Los Angeles Times reported Griffin would accommodate with a Suns on Saturday, and 98.7 FM Arizona Sports pronounced Millsap would speak with Phoenix on Sunday.
Sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne that Griffin has clever seductiveness in a Suns.
Multiple sources told Shelburne that while a Clippers are focused on maintaining him in a arise of a trade of Chris Paul, there’s some doubt as to either they would offer a full max of $175 million.
Source: Clippers’ idea is to keep Griffin in fold
The Clippers know it’ll expected take a five-year understanding to keep Blake Griffin, whose standing for a start of subsequent deteriorate is in doubt due to a toe injury, sources told ESPN.
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Griffin has spent his whole career with a Clippers, averaging 21.5 points and 9.4 rebounds on 52 percent sharpened in 7 seasons. He was due to make $21.4 million subsequent season.
Griffin was a No. 1 altogether collect by a group in a 2009 draft. He missed a 2009-10 deteriorate since of a left knee injury, and a accumulation of injuries have seen him skip 83 games in a past 3 unchanging seasons.
Sources told ESPN’s Michael Eaves progressing this week that Griffin might not be prepared for a start of a 2017-18 deteriorate and could presumably be out until Dec due to a toe damage that cut brief his postseason this year.
A apart source told Shelburne that a Clippers believes Griffin’s toe will be healed and he’ll expected be prepared for a start of a season.
Millsap, a four-time All-Star, had a $21.4 million choice for subsequent deteriorate that he pronounced he designed to opt out of following a Hawks’ first-round exit from a playoffs. Atlanta could offer to re-sign him for a projected five-year understanding value adult to $205 million. If another group was interested, it could offer him a four-year agreement value $158.4 million.
Millsap averaged 18.1 points and 7.7 rebounds final season. His name was floated around during a trade deadline, though Atlanta eventually motionless to hang on to him en track to a 43-39 record and a No. 5 seed in a East.
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