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Darren Collison To Consider NBA Return

One of the roughest free agencies in NBA history was headed by the shocking departure of veteran guard Darren Collison despite expectations that he’d court deals that’s offering him $10 million a year or even more. Now, the 32-year-old looks to make a return after his spectacular departure from the league in late June.  He is most likely to land with The Lakers or Clippers. The two Los Angeles squads appear to be locked in a battle for the supremacy of the Western Conference. In addition of a piece such as Collison could prove conclusive for the two closely-matched squads. Right now, both teams are the favourites to triumph the Western Conference with odds of +190 and are secured with the second-best odds to victor the NBA Finals with the odds of +320.

Darren Collison

Religious Reasons Behind Collison Retirement

When Collison announced his disbelief retirement from the NBA in June, he cited religious reasons. Collison had issued a statement at that time which he said:

“While I still enjoy basketball, I know there is something that is important, and that is my family and also my faith. I am one of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and my faith is everything to me.”

Now, Collison might be the key piece to choose who will represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals.

What Collison Could Bring to Los Angeles

Most NBA contenders stayed in contact with Collison’s agent, Bill Duffy, through the last few months because they know he could be a significant part of a championship roster.

what is Collison bringing to the table?

In addition to his expert leadership, Darren Collison still has the aptitude to be a productive bench gamer. Last season, he averaged 11 points and six assists per match with the Pacers. Maybe more prominently, Collison has become a quality three-point shooter as he gained more and more NBA experience. In the 2017-18 season, Collison had shot 47 percent from beyond the arc for Indiana. The Lakers and Clippers are awaiting the return of Collison, which would come after the trade deadline on February 6 2020.

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