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Could Blake Griffin Land in Portland?

After his buyout from the Detroit Pistons, where will the big man end up?

NBA: Indiana Pacers at Detroit Pistons Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers are short on bodies with Jusuf Nurkic still out with a broken wrist, so could six-time All-Stars Blake Griffin end up with the Blazers? According to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, Griffin could bring a lot to the table as a veteran playmaker for the Trail Blazers.

Damian Lillard needs help, and although a prime Griffin would be a much better fit than this version, any little bit can help around the margins while Portland is without CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins. The Blazers are one of the league’s worst defensive teams (28th in defensive rating), and Griffin won’t help much there.

Goodwill lists the Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat, and the Golden State Warriors as possible teams that could use Griffin. The Pistons bought out Griffin as they are heading in a different direction to rebuild with a younger core, and the Blazers do have a roster spot open.