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Report: Warriors interested in Griffin after Pistons buyout

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Is it possible that Blake Griffin is rocking a Warriors uniform in the not-so-distant future?

Well, Griffin has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons and the Warriors are among the teams interested in signing him, according to multiple national reports.

But it sounds like the six-time NBA All-Star is going to end up with the Brooklyn Nets.

Griffin -- who last suited up Feb. 12 -- has not played well this season, averaging 12.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game, while shooting 36.5 percent overall and 31.5 percent from 3-point range (on 6.2 attempts).

He never will be the player he once was, and he has lost a lot of his athleticism.

But you can't underestimate what a change of scenery can do for someone. And it's definitely possible that getting out of Detroit will result in him becoming a solid role player on a good team.

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The Warriors could sign the 31-year-old to a minimum contract, dip into the $3.5 million they have remaining on the taxpayer mid-level exception or use some of their $9.3 million disabled player exception.

An important caveat to remember -- Golden State under any of these options would have to clear a roster spot to add him to the 15-man roster.

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