Clippers Sign Griffin to 5-year Extension

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Clippers have signed All-Star forward Blake Griffin to a five-year contract extension that could be worth up to $95 million.

The team announced the deal late Tuesday night.

The deal could keep Griffin, who could opt out after four years, in a Clippers uniform until 2018. He will earn $7.2 million next season.

“Happy to officially sign my extension to (hashtag)clippernation for 5 more years. Can’t wait. Thanks for all the support,” Griffin tweeted.

Teammate Chris Paul retweeted Griffin and added, “Yessirrrrr CONGRATS BG!!!”

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