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Buy-Out Market: Do we need to improve the roster? Can we?

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Buy-Out Market: Do we need to improve the roster? Can we? 

Post#1 » by donemilio21 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:04 pm

Now that Point Guard issue is addressed, admittedly by potentially opening up bench scoring issues, is there any area we need to improve?
Drummond is still available, but I don't really think a Center is our most depressing need considering Zubac and Ibaka both perform well.
Austin Rivers just got waived, not interested in him personally to be honest. Would rather have Kennard and Reggie play the minutes at 2.
Otto Porter, Kelly Olynk and Avery Bradley are all buyout candidates, there is possibly more..
How do we spend that $2.6m?
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Post#2 » by donemilio21 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:06 pm

Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.
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Post#3 » by SnoopDub » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:19 pm

donemilio21 wrote:Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.


Looks like were gonna lose again this year.
Its amazing tho, 2 out of the 3 teams I hated are most likely going to the finals.

What did i do wrong basketball gods? :banghead:
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Post#4 » by Clemenza » Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:06 pm

SnoopDub wrote:
donemilio21 wrote:Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.


Looks like were gonna lose again this year.
Its amazing tho, 2 out of the 3 teams I hated are most likely going to the finals.

What did i do wrong basketball gods? :banghead:

Seriously? They're not even healthy. Show some faith in the team :noway:
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Post#5 » by esqtvd » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:03 pm

the internet said Dieng was our best choice
but he's going to the Spurs
must smell a job there next year
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Post#6 » by donemilio21 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:19 pm

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donemilio21 wrote:Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.


Looks like were gonna lose again this year.
Its amazing tho, 2 out of the 3 teams I hated are most likely going to the finals.

What did i do wrong basketball gods? :banghead:

no way. Not only we have a good chance, I can't believe people are so easily writing off teams like Jazz, Nuggets, Bucks and Heat.
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Post#7 » by JayClips92 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:20 pm

Boogie and RHJ?
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Post#8 » by KL2 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:26 pm

Wonder if Dedmon has anything left?

Kings are on the brink. Wonder if they buy out Whiteside?

Would love Otto Porter if he’s bought out.
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Post#10 » by SK21209 » Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:30 pm

KL2 wrote:Wonder if Dedmon has anything left?

Kings are on the brink. Wonder if they buy out Whiteside?

Would love Otto Porter if he’s bought out.


Porter or Whiteside would be fine additions with me if they were bought out. I might prefer Whiteside as either Morris or Batum could play some backup 3 if we need them to in the playoffs.
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Post#11 » by og15 » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:11 am

I thought the Clippers ran out of cap space due to Rondo's playoffs incentive in his contract?

I'm not sure if the Clippers can even sign anyone, I'll check the numbers, but if anyone knows, post the info
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Post#12 » by TucsonClip » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:18 am

og15 wrote:I thought the Clippers ran out of cap space due to Rondo's playoffs incentive in his contract?

I'm not sure if the Clippers can even sign anyone, I'll check the numbers, but if anyone knows, post the info

We are about $2.25 mil under the hard cap.
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Post#13 » by KL2 » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:21 am

og15 wrote:I thought the Clippers ran out of cap space due to Rondo's playoffs incentive in his contract?

I'm not sure if the Clippers can even sign anyone, I'll check the numbers, but if anyone knows, post the info


When they waived Fi I remember reading they’d have 14 days to sign someone to carry the league number of players.

This quote is from Frank yesterday.

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Post#14 » by SnoopDub » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:28 am

Clemenza wrote:
SnoopDub wrote:
donemilio21 wrote:Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.


Looks like were gonna lose again this year.
Its amazing tho, 2 out of the 3 teams I hated are most likely going to the finals.

What did i do wrong basketball gods? :banghead:

Seriously? They're not even healthy. Show some faith in the team :noway:


Idk man. I have a bad feeling this year. Please prove me wrong clippers.

Dont worry. Ill always be a clipper fan. Win or lose.

I wont bandwagon to other teams like Clipsfansince98

Btw, his name now is OKCfanSinceSGA hahaha
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Post#15 » by SnoopDub » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:37 am

donemilio21 wrote:
SnoopDub wrote:
donemilio21 wrote:Ok well. Just as I posted the thread news came out that Drummond is going to Lakers.


Looks like were gonna lose again this year.
Its amazing tho, 2 out of the 3 teams I hated are most likely going to the finals.

What did i do wrong basketball gods? :banghead:

no way. Not only we have a good chance, I can't believe people are so easily writing off teams like Jazz, Nuggets, Bucks and Heat.


To be fair, I still have few hope that the clippers will make it to the finals. I wont be surprised if Jazz and the Nuggets make it as they have a good roster also.

But in the east? Jesus christ. The Nets looks like a finals bound team unless injuries bite them.
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Post#16 » by og15 » Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:13 am

TucsonClip wrote:
og15 wrote:I thought the Clippers ran out of cap space due to Rondo's playoffs incentive in his contract?

I'm not sure if the Clippers can even sign anyone, I'll check the numbers, but if anyone knows, post the info

We are about $2.25 mil under the hard cap.

Oh nice! Didn't know it was that much, so just have to find someone they can convince to come aboard
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Post#17 » by nickhx2 » Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:33 am

that quote kinda makes me think they've learned their lesson with harrell.

and honestly, i'm ok with it. it would have been bad for the team if they went out and got aldridge/drummond and either of the two decided to make noise not getting minutes. i mean, look at reggie earlier in the season and luke now: that they aren't causing issues is a pretty understated but very important factor.
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Post#18 » by Clemenza » Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:58 am

Well lets see how Drummond plays when the lights are bright and the pressure is cranked up. He hasn't played in a meaningful game since god knows when
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Post#19 » by Max Headrom » Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:14 am

Clemenza wrote:Well lets see how Drummond plays when the lights are bright and the pressure is cranked up. He hasn't played in a meaningful game since god knows when


And eye test and analytics say he's not very good at the game of basketball...lol
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Post#20 » by esqtvd » Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:28 am

KL2 wrote:
og15 wrote:I thought the Clippers ran out of cap space due to Rondo's playoffs incentive in his contract?

I'm not sure if the Clippers can even sign anyone, I'll check the numbers, but if anyone knows, post the info


When they waived Fi I remember reading they’d have 14 days to sign someone to carry the league number of players.

This quote is from Frank yesterday.

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It's all there:

We've built a House of Cards. That we're VERY proud of. We put the blame on the winningest coach in Clipper history and the best two bench players of the last 5 years for last year's humiliation and we ran them out of town.

We KNOW what were doing:

We've committed sixty zilliondy dollars to Paul George for the next 6 years, for whom we ALSO traded our draft future away for the next 6 years because that's what Kawhi Leonard wanted. We think that's what Kawhi wants. Kawhi never says what Kawhi wants.
NObody actually knows what Kawhi wants. Not even Kawhi.

Actually, Kawhi signed a contract with us that says can leave here this summer with no strings attached if he doesn't believe in we've done here. On his behalf.

Look, our House of Cards is perfect--if all the cards keep standing. We don't even have room for the NBAs biggest big because we have no minutes to promise him because we have Ibaca Zubac so Drummond signed with the Lakers.

No room for any forwards because we have Marcus Morris signed as our 3rd highest-paid player. Plus we have Luke Kennard signed until 2040. And Nic Batum and Serge Ibaka signed until...what time is it?

But we have Patrick Beverley. We think we have Patrick Beverley. Although he's a point guard who can't play point guard and/or a shooting guard who can't get you even 10 points a game, he's a great defender although he always sees to be in foul trouble. When he's not injured.

But when Patrick Beverley is not injured or in foul trouble the Clippers are UNDEFEATED. LOOK IT UP.

And now we have the 35-year-old Rajon Rondo who has sucked donkey dick while taking most of the year off in the ATL. Relax, Clipper Nation. It may look like a House of Cards but don't let that fool you.

It really is a House of Cards. Pull one card out and pffffffffffffft. So we stay the course. Or else.

Relax. We KNOW what we're doing. :wink: Sort of.


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