Report: Blake Griffin, Karl-Anthony Towns Trade Discussed by Clippers, T-Wolves

By Sports Wire on January 12, 2018

The Los Angeles Clippers reportedly contacted the Minnesota Timberwolves with a trade proposal involving Blake Griffin and Karl-Anthony Towns. 

Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reported the Clippers' trade offer. 

The proposed deal wouldn't seem to make a lot of sense for the Timberwolves. Towns has two more years on his rookie contract with a $6.2 million salary this season and $7.8 million in 2018-19, per Spotrac

The Timberwolves are also in an excellent position with their current crop of talent. They lead the Northwest Division with a 28-16 record after Friday's win over the New York Knicks. Towns leads the team with 11.9 rebounds per game and ranks second with 20.2 points per game. 

Griffin just signed a five-year max contract worth $173 million with the Clippers last summer. He's had issues staying healthy throughout his career, including missing 21 games last year and 16 already this season. 

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