Blake Griffin on trade to Pistons — ‘Ready for the next chapter’
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In the wake of being traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Detroit Pistons, Blake Griffin took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to thank Clippers fans Ryan Getzlaf Jersey for their support and share that he's "ready for the next chapter" with the Pistons.
Griffin was dealt to the Pistons along with Brice Johnson and Willie Reed on Monday night in exchange for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic and a first- and second-round draft pick.
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