Per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, Griffin’s meeting with the Suns will take place Saturday. Turner added that Phoenix can offer the five-time All-Star a max contract of four years and $130 million.
ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported the Clippers were “focused” on retaining Griffin after the Paul deal.
The Suns, who finished 24-58 last season and haven’t made the playoffs since 2010, ranked 22nd in offensive efficiency and 28th in defensive efficiency in 2016-17, per Basketball-Reference.com.
Phoenix has intriguing young talent, including Devin Booker and TJ Warren, to build around. Griffin would bring a star presence and playoff experience with him to a franchise in desperate need of a cornerstone player to speed up the rebuilding process.
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