Lou Williams

Griffin's departure leaves Clippers in free-agent hunt

Suddenly, the Big Three is down to one. With star guard Chris Paul in Houston and face-of-the-franchise Blake Griffin traded to the Detroit Pistons , only DeAndre Jordan is left from the power trio that propelled the Los Angeles Clippers to relevance.

Jordan becomes a free agent this summer and could be gone, too, if he isn't traded by the Feb. 8 deadline. Lou Williams , leading the NBA in scoring off the bench with 22.2 points per game in his 13th season, might be trade bait, too.

Griffin's stunning departure on Monday — seven months after he signed a $171 million, five-year contract — has paved the way for the Clippers to have plenty of...