What Blake Griffin's arrival means for the Brooklyn Nets

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Can Blake Griffin still help an NBA contender?

My ESPN colleague Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday that Griffin has agreed to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets after taking a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons on Friday.

The version of Griffin we saw during 20 games with the Pistons this season didn't look like a particularly helpful player. Is there reason to hope that Griffin can be more effective as a role player on a better team? Let's take a look.