Just after the NBA Draft date had passed on June 22, many teams have managed to settle with new players. Most of them took the best they could get from the draft picks, and some remained to play with their present team. However, some players still wish to opt-out of their contract.

Recently the Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin stated that he wants to opt-out of his contract with the team. That means he is all prepared to become an unrestricted free agent in NBA. Blake Griffin is an excellent and one of the best players [VIDEO] for the Los Angeles Clippers. Despite the fact that he had sustained injuries, he was always at his best performance on the court.

According to the Lakers Nation, Griffin has the option to re-sign with the team. But it seems that he is frustrated with the organization and his teammate Chris Paul. Although these rumors must be taken lightly, there is no doubt that Griffin still intends to move on from the Los Angeles Clippers.

A big step back for the Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers will be going a step back when Blake Griffin leaves the team. Things will turn out to be tougher for the team, especially when they will have two more free agents this summer. The Clippers might try to retain Griffin because of his undeniable talent. Due to his injuries, he played only 61 games last year. But he managed to bring an average of 21.6 points, 4.9 assists, and 8.1 rebounds.

Looking at Blake Griffin's progress, there are many teams that could be interested in obtaining his service.

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One such team is the Boston Celtics, for a long time, there have been rumors on Griffin going to the Celtics. The Celtics have shown interest in acquiring the power forward, but it seems that the right time is yet to come.

Is Chris Paul following Blake Griffin?

Just a few hours after Griffin mentioned his concern to leave the Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul had also made the same move. The Clippers will not be letting go of their power forward alone, but also their point guard.

Paul in another valuable player to the Los Angeles Clippers, and with both players deciding to move at the same time the organization will need to figure out a way to get better replacements. Paul along with JJ Redick will become free agents this summer. The Clippers have tried to keep their team together for a long time. In fact, they have retained some of their best players and managed to push themselves up the Western Conference.