Current Roster & Salaries:
CE: Chris Kaman (11.3) | DeAndre Jordan (.85)
PF: Blake Griffin (5.36)
SG: Eric Gordon (3.02)
PG: Baron Davis (13.05)
Restricted: Bobby Brown, Mardy Collins (2.7 Qualifying Offer)
Unrestricted: Steve Blake, Rasual Butler, Drew Gooden, Craig Smith, Brian Skinner, Travis Outlaw, Steve Novak
Rights to PF/CE Sofoklis Schortnantis
$3.35 mil TPE via Randolph deal (Expires July 19th)
$1.06 mil TPE via Richardson deal (Expires July 20th)
Lottery & Draft:
According to ESPN's Lottery Simulator, the Clippers remain with the 8th pick in the First Round.
"With the 8th pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, the Clippers select F Wesley Johnson from Syracuse University"
Johnson is a solid SF and put up some solid stats for the Orange. 16.5 Points/8.5 Rebounds on 50.2/41.5% shooting from the field and 1.8 blocks, 1.7 steals
"With the 54th pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, the Clippers select Omar Samhan from Saint Mary's University"
Samhan had a very solid senior season for the Gaels, averaging 21/11 with 2.9 blocks on 55.3% from the field. Grabbed 17+ boards on 4 occasions and scored over 30 points on 4 occasions as well
Offseason Moves (Trades/FA)
- Clippers trade Center Chris Kaman to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Guard Thabo Sefolosha, Center Nick Collison and rights to Eric Bledsoe
Clippers sell Kaman while his value his high and get a solid defensive minded guard, a good backup big man and the rights to a young PG, who is flipped and dealt
- Clippers Trade the rights to Eric Bledsoe to the Toronto Raptors for Guard Jarret Jack
Jack is locked in for a while and is a very solid guard.
- Clippers sign PF/C Sofoklis S to a 3 year/7 million deal with a 4th year team option.
- Clippers resign F Craig Smith to a 2 year/6 million deal.
- Clippers resign G/F Rasual Butler to a 2 year/9 million deal.
- Clippers sign G Mardy Collins to the qualifying offer.
- Clippers sign CE Theo Ratliff to a 1 year/2.5 million deal.
- Clippers resign F Steve Novak to 1 year/3 million deal.
CE: DeAndre Jordan | Nick Collison | Theo Ratliff
PF: Blake Griffin | Craig Smith | Sofoklis Schortsanitis
SF: Wesley Johnson | Rasual Butler | Steve Novak
SG: Eric Gordon | Thabo Sefolosha
PG: Baron Davis | Jarret Jack | Mardy Collins
Rights To: Omar Samhan
Team has good depth, versatility and has offense and defense off the bench. Sefolosha is a solid defender,while Butler & Rhino will take care of the offense.