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How is Frank any better than GM Doc?

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Re: How is Frank any better than GM Doc? 

Post#141 » by MartinToVaught » Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:04 am

Yet another reminder that our front office gave PG $190 million and Marcus Morris $64 million to melt down in playoff games. Can this franchise at least pretend to care about winning?
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Re: How is Frank any better than GM Doc? 

Post#142 » by wco81 » Today 3:39 am

I don't think there is too much to criticize playing Jackson, even in those first two Dallas games where people were calling for Mann to get minutes.

After all he's on a vet minimum.

But he's balling out in the playoffs. I think fair to say, even before Kawhi got injured, Clippers needed his offense.

He's going to get at least as much as Morris' deal, if not from the Clippers, someone else will give him a bigger role. Last year he played 14 minutes in the Bubble playoffs, shot well.

This year, he's averaging over 30 minutes on Curry-esque efficiency and 3PA volume. Of course teams will wonder if he can do it again and again at age 31 so he may not get a 4 or 5 year deal.

So he's like the third or fourth best player on a team which has reached the WCF for the first time in franchise history. Again it will be interesting to see what happens to him.

Batum is also shooting high efficiency. Another vet minimum ring chaser who's proving his worth in the playoffs. Again, older guy and questions if he can do it again.

Clippers can afford them all. But if they tie up their cap for too long, the contracts may become albatrosses.
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Re: How is Frank any better than GM Doc? 

Post#143 » by esqtvd » Today 5:57 am

wco81 wrote:I don't think there is too much to criticize playing Jackson, even in those first two Dallas games where people were calling for Mann to get minutes.

After all he's on a vet minimum.

But he's balling out in the playoffs. I think fair to say, even before Kawhi got injured, Clippers needed his offense.

He's going to get at least as much as Morris' deal, if not from the Clippers, someone else will give him a bigger role. Last year he played 14 minutes in the Bubble playoffs, shot well.

This year, he's averaging over 30 minutes on Curry-esque efficiency and 3PA volume. Of course teams will wonder if he can do it again and again at age 31 so he may not get a 4 or 5 year deal.

So he's like the third or fourth best player on a team which has reached the WCF for the first time in franchise history. Again it will be interesting to see what happens to him.

Batum is also shooting high efficiency. Another vet minimum ring chaser who's proving his worth in the playoffs. Again, older guy and questions if he can do it again.

Clippers can afford them all. But if they tie up their cap for too long, the contracts may become albatrosses.



Cornered again. Just like 2016. Over the sal cap. In win-now mode. Either pay up or try to replace rotation players with minimum wage rejects off the street. Plus Ibaka and Rondo have player options and nobody out there will pay them more.

But we have all summer to cry in our beer. ;-) Let's save this on the pile of shi*t to whine about.
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Re: How is Frank any better than GM Doc? 

Post#144 » by nickhx2 » Today 6:46 am

i believe we have reggie's bird rights but not batum's. i expect batum to try to make some money on a final contract elsewhere and he deserves it.

reggie i think the team just has to pay up for. he's too valuable. that said, i could see the team letting him go, knowing it'll have to pay mann some big money at some point. but given he's a second round pick i'm not sure that we have matching rights if he's offered something big, iirc

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