Omari Sankofa II: What GM Troy Weaver can learn from Pistons' failed Blake Griffin trade

DETROIT — Stan Van Gundy’s explanation for the trade that brought the Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin, at the time, was sound. How often are mid-market NBA teams able to swing trades for bona fide franchise players? “The hardest thing to do in this league is to get a proven star,” Van Gundy said on Jan. 30, 2018, a day after the Pistons pried Griffin away from the Los Angeles Clippers. “It’s just very hard to do. It’s hard to do in free agency, it’s hard to do in trades. “He’s only 28 years old. We know the injury history. That’s the risk on it, but that risk was worth it because of the …

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