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Blake Griffin to sit out until traded by the Pistons

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By Ponciano Melo – Six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin has decided not to play with the Detroit Pistons in their upcoming games after requesting a trade or a buyout.
Currently, the Pistons are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings with only eight wins and 19 losses.
Griffin who shown everyone in the past years that he is not just a highlight dunking machine but an all-rounder basketball player has been playing poorly in the current 2020-2021 NBA season.
The power forward is only averaging 12.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. Hence, affecting his performance could be because he no longer wants to play for the franchise.
However, it would be difficult for the Pistons to trade Griffin because of his contract. Griffin has an active $36.81 million contract this season and $39 million with a player option next season.
Trading someone with such high value means exchanging for another superstar but the current placing of the Pistons, as well as the performance of Griffin, are making them struggle to find a team willing to trade.
With this, several executives in the league believe it would end up as a buyout if Griffin wants to be traded to a playoff contender team.
“I don’t know who would take him. It’ll probably end in a buyout with him giving money back. I’m guessing his agent is calling teams to see who wants him and what they would be willing to pay him so Blake won’t lose any money.”

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Klay Thompson erupts with 41 points as Golden State grabs its first road win of the season

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After nine road games, the Golden State Warriors finally tasted a victory with a 127-120 score against the Houston Rockets. Klay Thompson was easily the man of the night dropping a season-high 41 points on 10 three-pointers. The several time All-Stars has been struggling throughout before hitting his groove that flashes his old form. Joining him is his splash brother Stephen Curry who had 33 points, 15 assists, and seven rebounds. The two-time MVP also hit seven triples making it a total of 17 treys just from the two of them. Meanwhile, the young Rockets have several career-highs from Jabari Smith Jr. with 22 points and Tari Eason with 19. The win puts Golden State in an 8-9 record while Houston drops to 3-14.

After nine road games, the Golden State Warriors finally tasted a victory with a 127-120 score against the Houston Rockets.

Klay Thompson was easily the man of the night dropping a season-high 41 points on 10 three-pointers. The several time All-Stars has been struggling throughout before hitting his groove that flashes his old form.

Joining him is his splash brother Stephen Curry who had 33 points, 15 assists, and seven rebounds. The two-time MVP also hit seven triples making it a total of 17 treys just from the two of them.

Meanwhile, the young Rockets have several career-highs from Jabari Smith Jr. with 22 points and Tari Eason with 19.

The win puts Golden State in an 8-9 record while Houston drops to 3-14.

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Clippers welcome back Kawhi Leonard with a win over Pistons

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Clippers welcome back Kawhi Leonard with a win over Pistons

Kawhi Leonard returned to action after missing 13 games for the Los Angeles Clippers who hosted the Detroit Pistons.

The home team took the W with a 96-91 result. Reggie Jackson led the scoring with 23 points while Paul George added 16.

Leonard meanwhile only tallied six points, five rebounds and four assists in 25 minutes of play but was +26 in efficiency, the highest in the game.

With the win, the Clippers moved up above .500 with an 8-7 record while the Pistons fell down to 3-12.

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Israel Adesanya eager for another match with Alex Pereria

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Israel Adesanya eager for another match with Alex Pereria

The MMA world was shocked after Israel Adesanya suffered his first UFC knockout at the hand of his old kickboxing rival Alex Pereira with the former’s UFC Middleweight belt on the line.

Days after the devastating defeat, the Last Stylebender made it clear that he would seek another fight with the Brazilian fighter who had beaten him twice.

“I hope he’s the champion. I’m just saying, hypothetically, if he isn’t, I’ll still fight him.I’m crazy, bro. I can beat him,” Adesanya said at The MMA Hour.

Adesanya is hungry for revenge that it doesn’t matter whether Pereira is still the champion because his return to the Octagon will be against the current UFC middleweight champ.

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