January 22, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) grabs a rebound against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first half at Staples Center.  Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Blake Griffin was traded to the Pistons so the city of Detroit could have a star to rally around, and it seems like they already have.

The Pistons moved back to downtown Detroit, and the team has been looking to find a way to sell tickets and fill the stands. Griffin was their solution to that problem.

The fans are already responding in a big way — check out how quickly fans are buying Griffin jerseys.

Conversely, they’re probably getting marked down big-time in Los Angeles.

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