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NUMB3RFIFTY
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I don't know if he was on that list of renounced players, but we REALLY need to get rid of Dan Dickau. I love the clippers but i HATE DICKAU. I would rather bring Fred Hoiberg out of retirement. We should ship Dickau to Orlando for Reddick. We'll blow him up as a "Gonzaga Star!!!" Dickau gets my vote for being the worst non-post player in the NBA. ....

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scudsy
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^^agreed. dickau was way too clumsy and could barely handle the ball

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dickaus basically gone, as is smush parker(thank god). the clips have 3 pgs in davis, knight and taylor. hopefully theres room for livingston too... ....

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Dickau is a free agent. It took way too long for him to become one. It was horrible watching him play. I think he had 1 decent game last year. He needs to retire with Smush. They both need to find a job doing something else. Or go to the D-league. ....

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lets get childress with our mid level-that would make us one of the best defensive teams in the league..and then with whatever we got left we need a proven scorer. we will have offense and a greattt defensive team
sorry, but we don't have our midlevel. I would be so down to get childress though. he's a local guy too and im sure would love to play here. Why don't we have our mid-level? ....

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sz123456
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Azubuike can play. If we can pick him up, no joke, I'd give us home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs ....

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lets get childress with our mid level-that would make us one of the best defensive teams in the league..and then with whatever we got left we need a proven scorer. we will have offense and a greattt defensive team
sorry, but we don't have our midlevel. I would be so down to get childress though. he's a local guy too and im sure would love to play here. Why don't we have our mid-level? The mid-level is only for teams who enter free-agency....

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With the recent signing on Camby, I feel ecstatic, but unfortunately, INCOMPLETE. I still feel we have one more move to make before everything is said and done. Trade? Sign? Sign-and-trade? Dude, what's up with all these laker fans bashing on the clippers on this website. Why can't they just leave us alone and celebrate the arrival of bombass nba players. Why can't they just shut the hell up? WHY? i'll tell you why. they're jealous that clippers are actually making moves. I'd be jealous, tell....

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umm, theres a guy on here thats a laker fan but he's not rude and doesn't necessarily bad mouth the clips, as for that one guy umm i think his name was clipsstink? whatever Dave D of texas banned him with authority. soo ...umm hotsauce? ....

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Lakersfan98
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With the recent signing on Camby, I feel ecstatic, but unfortunately, INCOMPLETE. I still feel we have one more move to make before everything is said and done. Trade? Sign? Sign-and-trade? Dude, what's up with all these laker fans bashing on the clippers on this website. Why can't they just leave us alone and celebrate the arrival of bombass nba players. Why can't they just shut the hell up? WHY? i'll tell you why. they're jealous that clippers are actually making moves. I'd be jealous, tell....

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Lakersfan98
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umm, theres a guy on here thats a laker fan but he's not rude and doesn't necessarily bad mouth the clips, as for that one guy umm i think his name was clipsstink? whatever Dave D of texas banned him with authority. soo ...umm hotsauce?
I see I guess I'm consider a bad Lakers fan lol. Anyway when I heard Baron Davis join the Clippers, I was ecstatic. I was very disappointed when Brand leave, but the Clippers future....

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EI_Nino_Jesus
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umm, theres a guy on here thats a laker fan but he's not rude and doesn't necessarily bad mouth the clips, as for that one guy umm i think his name was clipsstink? whatever Dave D of texas banned him with authority. soo ...umm hotsauce?
I see I guess I'm consider a bad Lakers fan lol. Anyway when I heard Baron Davis join the Clippers, I was ecstatic. I was very disappointed when Brand leave, but the Clippers future....

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jarca
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damn too bad we dont have any more cap space to sign one decent shooter

EI_Nino_Jesus
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damn too bad we dont have any more cap space to sign one decent shooter
don't lose hope. ....

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ClipperCalvin
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http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?page=2008FreeAgents check out the list of Unrestricted FAs in the above espn.com link....like I said in a previous post: WHY ARE WE NOT NEGOTIATING WITH RICKY DAVIS!!! sure he is a bad seed like most of you said, but if we can get him cheap, what do we got to lose? if he acts up, Coach D will stick him at the end of the bench....if he plays to his potential..WOW!! Other notable Unrestricted Free Agents: Water Hermann: can hit the 3-ball....like i....

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ClipperCalvin
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heck, let's even bring EARL BOYKINS back...he can score too...didn't he play well with Baron at GS a couple yrs ago?? ....

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clipperfan909
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giricek would be a good move, and of course barnes. we got to make sure that we dont sign these guys for more than 2 years ....

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scudsy
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earl boykins is a beast but we dont need a PG right now

ClipperCalvin
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that's true...too bad we couldn't get Earl before and had to settle for Brevin...i think earl was available at the time...but ****, depending on how much it costs, I say we sign Earl back anyway...i think DTS likes him, cuz of fan appeal, but Earl can win us about 3-4 games additional alone, based on his 4th qtr. production! plus I saw Mike Taylor in a summer league game on nbatv, and I'm not sold on him, even as a 3rd....

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yeah, Deandre is definantly a steal for us but i think mike taylor just needs a little more experience and he'll do fine, he has potential but he needs to play it slow and think instead of just turning the ball over constantly ....

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yeah, Deandre is definantly a steal for us but i think mike taylor just needs a little more experience and he'll do fine, he has potential but he needs to play it slow and think instead of just turning the ball over constantly
Yeah, that was the knock on him pre-draft. He rushes and sometimes doesn't keep his head up. Results in turnovers. ....

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scudsy
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yeah, but dunleavy is a take it easy kind of coach. he'll teach mike taylor to have more control and take his time. i think baron davis would be a great mentor for mike taylor because dunleavy can teach him how to slow things down and baron can teach him the run and gun type of play ....

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NYClipper
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I really cant wait to see who the clips are signing today, and I kinda agree that it will be one of our FA. On a side note Marcus Williams had a great summer league game yesterday with 23 and 10, good to see him putting up a good one. ....

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Mairen06
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we need 3 point shooters so i hope the clips can bring back brent barry so he can finish his career as a clip plus he still has the sweet stroke (make our bench deeper...... and livingston we dint trade him to get AI and stuck with him trough his injuries so why why not bring him back i really think he has a lot left just a lil patience what do u guys think ....

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ClipperCalvin
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i thot the same thing last week, until brent got signed to the rockets....

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I believe Barry has already signed with Houston. I like Livingston, and would like to give him one chance at a reduced price. Whether he wants to come back is another question. ....

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yea he did. http://nbainsidestuff.wordpress.com/2008/07/11/brent-barry-signs-with- the-houston-rockets/ ....

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Id offer livingston $5 and an xbox 360. This guy was such a tease to us fans. The clippers were there throughout his rehab and he is talking about how he doesnt know if he will be a fit with the clippers? Seriously though, I wouldnt mind giving him the min with a second year team option. No more and no less. ....

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D.Dizzle
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The Suns are interested in him.

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i saw that that they brought him in. What did they bring him in for? a fashion show? the guy cannot play any team basketball at this point. ....

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EI_Nino_Jesus
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I say we sign the lad, make him a water boy until he heals good stuff I say.

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Everybody loves Shaun but we have Davis and Taylor. He hasn't played hard at all yet so don't know what he can do. You're buying a million dollar pig'n'a poke. Money spent on him could be better used to get POWELL ....

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NUMB3RFIFTY
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I say sign Shaun Livingston and then trade him to the Suns for Brian Skinner.

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If the Warriors match our offer for Azubuike who do you think could be the next target?? How do you see Danthay Jones? I watched many games of him when he played for the Grizz and he was an OK player. He's a good defender and can score as he's proving in this summerleague with the Nuggets roster. I think he's an interesting option although I doubt he could fill the SF position, he's more a SG Opinions? ....

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KamanOwnsYou
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Bonzi Wells, im tellin you!! Him off our bench is a good thing.

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yea, bonzi would be good, even tho no 3's, but he is very good...but i think he's still dreamin of a $50M contract after he stupidly rejected the $37M last year from the Kings...what an idiot! ....

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yea, bonzi would be good, even tho no 3's, but he is very good...but i think he's still dreamin of a $50M contract after he stupidly rejected the $37M last year from the Kings...what an idiot!
thats what im saying. he isnt gonna get max dollars to come off a teams bench. i agree completly! ....

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ClipperCalvin
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wow, Celts tried to offer Eddie House a 1-year vet's min...LOL..that's some disrepect right there...House rejected it...wish we had an MLE that we could partially offer over for Eddie....he's great off da bench... ....

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KamanOwnsYou
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ya but where else is House gonna go? Memphis???? nobody else can afford to pay top dollar for a lifetime end-of-the-bench guy. how much would that suck, go from the title to the worst team in the NBA ....

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Anyone out there have a list of players possibly willing to take the vets minimum to play on a winning team? ....

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Bring back E. Piatkowski!!!! LOL!!!! I was looking at the free agent list on ESPN. HE's on there. It made me laugh. ....

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i was looking at the pictures of old players that used to be on the clips and i was so surpised when i saw house on there. haha was he good back then? or he just really improved when he got to boston? ....

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Actually house became a much better player when he played for Phoenix. He had a good year and it propelled his career from there. When we had em he never really made an impact. ....

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scudsy
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is it possible to get house?

scudsy
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and if so whats the percent of us getting him?

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If the Warriors match our offer for Azubuike who do you think could be the next target?? How do you see Danthay Jones? I watched many games of him when he played for the Grizz and he was an OK player. He's a good defender and can score as he's proving in this summerleague with the Nuggets roster. I think he's an interesting option although I doubt he could fill the SF position, he's more a SG Opinions?
As I posted yesterday....

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If the Warriors match our offer for Azubuike who do you think could be the next target?? How do you see Danthay Jones? I watched many games of him when he played for the Grizz and he was an OK player. He's a good defender and can score as he's proving in this summerleague with the Nuggets roster. I think he's an interesting option although I doubt he could fill the SF position, he's more a SG Opinions?
As I posted yesterday....

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Quote from Clipsnation.com We have no MLE so all we do have is Vets Minimum to sign players. The idea of renouncing the salary cap exceptions seems to be tripping everyone up, and with good reason. But in this case, it's really pretty straightforward. The minute the Clippers signed an external free agent (i.e. Baron Davis) they essentially gave up all of their exceptions even if they did not specifically renounce them at that time. They had to....

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Actually house became a much better player when he played for Phoenix. He had a good year and it propelled his career from there. When we had em he never really made an impact.
Style of play in phoenix suited him. He is still extremely streaky, but may be a nice spark off the bench. At this point, I do not see him coming back to LA tho. ....

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