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CP3Heliflopter
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This is true, but at least he can defend properly. He's know for being a physical defender and a guy who brings it on defense. So he has value outside of his numbers production (or lack thereof). He was looking decent form that aspect with the Lakers.
Looked better than SJax I will give him that. That being said no more wings or PGs. Where are the big men? Hmm he is actually a PF not a wing. Might be worth picking....

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Welp, Wayns is signed.

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Welp, Wayns is signed.
What a waste of spot. He must be great in practice ....

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austin009009
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its only a 10 day contract, not a waste.

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just a quick pickup to take some minutes off of D col

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Looked better than SJax I will give him that. That being said no more wings or PGs. Where are the big men? Hmm he is actually a PF not a wing. Might be worth picking up. Better than Mullens and maybe Hollins. Man are we desperate. Sad
Lol, yes we are, yes we are ....

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I think I see why we re-signed Wayns. Doc is trying to experiment to see who's best to back up DC. First Morris saw time against Orlando. Then it was Wayns last night against Boston. I wouldn't be surprised if Morris was back on the court Friday. I think Doc wants to figure out who looks better. ....

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"Darius Morris is close to Olympiacos according to Djordje Matic. Morris signed a ten day deal with Clippers and may join the Euroleague champions if Los Angeles won't extend his deal." If he has already talked to the Euroleague do you think that he knows that he will be released? ....

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i hope it means we're getting bynum

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@Voyeur I think he's doing the same thing. Wayns has the upper hand already having plenty of time to know everyone's tendencies and the plays. He also knows what Doc expects out of him, while Morris is fresh off the street and has only this short time to figure it out. There is also the part where it is very likely that the Clips want to leave a spot open as well sign Bynum. They can just keep....

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jazclipcity3
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Go to the d league give Ricky Davis a 10 day

then find Shannon brown and give him a shot too ; D

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Go to the d league give Ricky Davis a 10 day then find Shannon brown and give him a shot too ; D
We just got J.J. back and are soon to get Bullock back. Why do we need more SG's? ....

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jazclipcity3
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I know I guess I just get excited for 10 day contracts! Haha I'm very curious though about what's going on in doc's mind right nOw. He has to be trying to find somewhere for Byron and Ryan to go. He clearly doesn't like the play of Mullens.... we were up by 30 at one point against Orlando and he STILL didn't go in until it was garbage time smh ....

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CapsNClips
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Shouldn't we be signing someone right now, since we have a 4 day break to learn our plays?

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Shouldn't we be signing someone right now, since we have a 4 day break to learn our plays?
This would be the perfect time. ....

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If the Suns begin sliding without Bledsoe, there's a chance Okafor gets bought out.

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Why not try out some old clippers? Craig Smith or Ike Diogu were great b/u bigs for us once upon a time. Could both e had for the min, & I think they'd both play well next to Hollins. If not, Reggie Evans for a 2nd and the TPE (Mullens if they'll take him). I'd give odom a chance as well. ....

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Why not try out some old clippers? Craig Smith or Ike Diogu were great b/u bigs for us once upon a time. Could both e had for the min, & I think they'd both play well next to Hollins. If not, Reggie Evans for a 2nd and the TPE (Mullens if they'll take him). I'd give odom a chance as well.
yep i like craig smith as blake back up can shoot and depend good inside and can rebound. ....

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Akclipps
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yep i like craig smith as blake back up can shoot and depend good inside and can rebound.
Yeah craig "rhino" smith will be a perfec fit right now. ....

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I think it's time to cut Wayns and Morris and sign some D-League bigs to some 10 day contracts.Pairing Willie and Crawford off the bench is a better back up back court than Morris or Maalik.Crawford is more comfortable with the ball in his hands anyways and with Redick and Bullock returning we are good at the wing.What we need are back up bigs imo.Jamison has been awful recently.You can live with his horrible defense if he is making shots,but....

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^ I think we'll need at least one of those guys, Wayns or Morris. In case something should happen to DC (heaven forbid). Gotta have one available. I think Doc likes Morris' size and defense. But Wayns seems to be better offensively. I'd lean toward Wayns myself. ....

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D-league is different than NBA it doesn't mean they are good in D-league they can bring it to NBA. I did not see varnado and Dedmon better than an experience bench NBA player. They look good there because they are playing a D-league player. ....

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D-league is different than NBA it doesn't mean they are good in D-league they can bring it to NBA. I did not see varnado and Dedmon better than an experience bench NBA player. They look good there because they are playing a D-league player.
I know that.That's why I only listed these 2.There are a couple of D-League players putting up decent numbers but out of all of them I think these guys are two of the best prospects in the....

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MunoValente
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When can guys from China be signed? Someone like Ivan Johnson or Delonte West might be useful.

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Depends on their contract, most have to wait until their respective teams season is over. Others have early out clauses for the NBA. I'm pretty sure it ends sometime in March, so there isn't a lot of time, but sometimes teams can get out if their team is eliminated from the playoffs. Looking at Ivan and Shavlick's stats over in the Chinese league I ran into the rhino's stats, and have to say not bad. It doesn't look....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3. ....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3.
I'm warming up to the idea also. Two 6'10 guys who can pass the ball exceptionally well....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3.
Agree Hedo will be better as stretch 4. ....

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Do we have a time machine to get the Turkoglu from several years ago to play for us? Because the one that played last year and at Eurobasket this summer is not an NBA caliber player. Dude shot .042% on threes last year, that is worse than Jackson's .071 that got him quickly cut this year. ....

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I have no idea what doc is thinking. No more broken down vets. I can't even look at this guy without cracking up. ....

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I have no idea what doc is thinking. No more broken down vets. I can't even look at this guy without cracking up.
You know the choices are as follows, right? Broken down veterans D-Leaguers, most of whom will be almost as bad as the broken down vets. Making a trade. The trade deadline isn't until February 13th, so I'm not panicking yet. ....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3.
Hmmm, I'd think former Laker Shawne Williams could have fit the bill while also defending. He's not a....

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Hmmm, I'd think former Laker Shawne Williams could have fit the bill while also defending. He's not a great or even good shooter career wise. His 40.1% for 64 games in New York seems like an anomaly now, but he's mediocre with a career 33.3%. He's also a decent defender and can rebound defensively and block a few shots here and there.
I rather have Shawne Williams. Not sure what Hedo can do at this point at least we know Shawne....

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We need bigs who can actually score, Shawne Williams is not that person. We don't need a PF version of Hollins. Hedo isn't that good on offense either, but he's good enough for Jamal to pass it to him every once in a while. Jamal barely passes to Blake and he's definitely not going to pass it to Williams. ....

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Well that would imply that Hollins can shoot from range and actually defend well though Wink. I'm not sure we necessarily need bigs who can score, we need bigs who can do something on offense, sure, but Williams can at least play pick and pop and spot up and hit shots (not as well as one would like), but more importantly, he can also defend. The bigs off the bench still suck on defense. ....

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I'm not so down on Hollins as the rest of us, I think we knew what we were getting with him. I'm more disappointed in Jamison and just how bad Mullens is. I wasn't the biggest supporter of Mullens, but I tried to be optimistic especially after I read the article about him becoming a father. I think the mistake was going after both Mullens and Hollins. It is one thing to have one guy that....

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I'm not so down on Hollins as the rest of us, I think we knew what we were getting with him. I'm more disappointed in Jamison and just how bad Mullens is. I wasn't the biggest supporter of Mullens, but I tried to be optimistic especially after I read the article about him becoming a father. I think the mistake was going after both Mullens and Hollins. It is one thing to have one guy that....

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Um.....What.....The.....F*ck! ....

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Um.....What.....The.....F*ck!
I concur. Sounds like Doc is doing it for a bet. ....

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*Scratching head* Well, maybe we're cutting Wayns (again), and need Morris until CP3 gets back. Who knows, maybe Morris just has the better attitude or something. ....

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Or he's just bigger.. All of our pg r small

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Yeah that could be. I really don't like his game though - terminates his dribble all the time and gets caught in the air. ....

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I concur. Sounds like Doc is doing it for a bet.
According to Dan Woike on Twitter: Doc said Clippers anticipate signing Hedo Turkoglu - likely will happen Thursday or Friday. (1-15-14) According to the LA Times "The Clippers also still are considering signing former Lakers shooting guard Sasha Vujacic, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly about the situation. (1-15-14) Doc has said that he is also looking at Lamar Odom. We are going to sign Darius Morris....

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Yeah that could be. I really don't like his game though - terminates his dribble all the time and gets caught in the air.
He has more experience than Wayns which should count for something. ....

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According to Dan Woike on Twitter: Doc said Clippers anticipate signing Hedo Turkoglu - likely will happen Thursday or Friday. (1-15-14) According to the LA Times "The Clippers also still are considering signing former Lakers shooting guard Sasha Vujacic, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly about the situation. (1-15-14) Doc has said that he is also looking at Lamar Odom. We are going to sign Darius Morris to another 10 day contract, sign Hedo Turkoglu to the end....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3.
As long as he's in shape and can hit open shots he'll be fine. ....

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Hedo could be signed today. I'm warming up to the idea because I know what Doc/Gentry are doing. They have said they love Griffin at center for his quickness. Running Griffin/Hedo together for stretches at 4/5 will be awesomeif Hedo has anything left. Both are extremely versatile and gifted passers. I'm down to try this if Hedo mostly plays 4 and not 3.
Well if that's the plan it makes a bit more sense cos I and many of us....

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Sasha Vujacic, a shooting guard. Don't we have 3 of those already...........either we are going to make a trade of it is a baseless rumour. 4 shooting gaurds doesn't make any sense, unless Doc really wants to play A LOT of small ball Wink
If we will sign Vujacic then why we will bring back Morris he is not even contributing in his last 10 days with us.Well IMO Vujacic will fit in our system because he runs a lot,....

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If we will sign Vujacic then why we will bring back Morris he is not even contributing in his last 10 days with us.Well IMO Vujacic will fit in our system because he runs a lot, good defense, hit 3 and good ball handling.
Morris had 3 assist in 6 mins last night. Not bad. ....

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Just wanted to put this on here, Ivan Johnson doing great in China. Atlanta is already trying to bring him back. I think we can get him if the front office convinces his agent and him what a deep playoff run could do for his stock. http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/playerbreakingnews.asp?sp ort=NBA&id=1904&line=223685&spln=1 ....

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