July 2, 2012 – The Hoop Doctors
This isn’t that surprising. With Blake locked up long term, and with the addition of Lamar Odom (and they’re still looking to acquire pieces), the Clippers should be mentioned in the same sentence as the West’s best before long.
And as expected, Griffin agreed to his five-year extension worth up to $95 million and Paul didn’t accept his three-year extension for $60 million, according to sources who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Paul, who will earn $17.7 million next season, is in the last year of his contract. He is waiting to sign an extension after next season, which is a better financial decision, said a source close to the point guard.