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What I Would Do As The Los Angeles Clippers GM.. 2022 Offseason Plan, Add Veteran Help


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Clippers

Clippers

+6 players ($17.6m),
Cap Impact + $25.2M
    Roster Moves
  • DeAndre Jordan

    FA

    DeAndre Jordan
    C, 6' 11", -1.05 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Roll + Cut Big

    $2.4M

    1yr

    13
  • John Wall

    FA

    John Wall
    PG, 6' 3", 0.6 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Shot Creator

    $2.4M

    1yr

    13
  • Robert Covington

    FA

    Robert Covington
    C, 6' 7", 0.84 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Stationary Shooter

    $12.0M

    2yrs

    13
  • Jusuf Nurkic

    ST

    Jusuf Nurkic
    C, 6' 11", 1.6 LEBRON
    Sign & Trade | Post Scorer

    $10.0M

    4yrs

    25
  • Isaiah Hartenstein

    FA

    Isaiah Hartenstein
    C, 2.19 LEBRON
    Re-Sign Free Agent | Roll + Cut Big

    $6.0M

    3yrs

    13
  • Amir Coffey

    FA

    Amir Coffey
    SG, 6' 7", -0.61 LEBRON
    Re-Sign Free Agent | Stationary Shooter

    $1.5M

    1yr

    13
  • Notes

    Signed free agent DeAndre Jordan to a 1 year contract worth $2.4M.

    2022 $2.4M

    Signed free agent John Wall to a 1 year contract worth $2.4M.

    2022 $2.4M

    Signed free agent Robert Covington to a 2 year contract worth $24.0M.

    2022 $12.0M • 2023 $12.0M

    Sign-And-Trade Jusuf Nurkic for a 4 year contract worth $46.0M.
    Incoming trade value of $10.0M
    Outgoing trade value of $12.0M (previous salary from last season)

    2022 $10.0M • 2023 $11.0M • 2024 $12.0M • 2025 $13.0M

    Re-signed free agent Isaiah Hartenstein to a 3 year contract worth $18.0M.

    2022 $6.0M • 2023 $6.0M • 2024 $6.0M

    Re-signed free agent Amir Coffey to a 1 year contract worth $1.5M.

    2022 $1.5M

+9  Wins

+101.99  MPG

-0.21  Off.

+5.21  Def.

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

+3 players ($21.0m) +4 picks,
Cap Impact + $20.6M
  • Jerami Grant

    RT

    Jerami Grant
    PF, 6' 8", 0.33 LEBRON
    Recently Traded | Shot Creator

    $20.9M

    1yr

    9
  • Ivica Zubac
    Ivica Zubac
    C, 0.51 LEBRON
    Post Scorer

    $10.1M

    3yrs

    13
  • Brandon Boston Jr.
    Brandon Boston Jr.
    SG, 6' 7", -1.93 LEBRON
    Secondary Ball Handler

    $1.5M

    2yrs

    13
  • draft-pick-player

    2024 - Round 2

    via WAS or MEM
    9
  • draft-pick-player

    2027 - Round 2

    via BKN
    9
  • draft-pick-player

    2022 - Round 2

    via BKN
    #46
    9
  • draft-pick-player

    2025 - Round 2

    via GSW or WAS
    9

+2  Wins

+42.99  MPG

-2.80  Off.

+0.11  Def.

Pistons

Pistons

+1 pick,
Cap Impact - $20.9M
  • draft-pick-player

    2022 - Round 1

    #7
    25

-3  Wins

-31.91  MPG

+0.44  Off.

-0.76  Def.

Comment Opinions Please. Is This Good? Read The Full Description As All The Trade Details, Draft Picks, & Free Agent Signings Are There.

1. Move Brandon Boston Jr, Ivica Zubac, & 2028 2nd To The Portland Trail Blazers In A Sign & Trade For Jusuf Nurkic Worth $46 Million Over Four Years

Why ?: Nurkic would be an upgrade over Zubac at the center position. He’s one of the more versatile big men in the league, as he can score in multiple ways & recently add the three pointer to his game. Nurkic is also one of the better passing centers in the league, averaging over 3 assists a game. Defensively, he’s one of the more underrated guys in the league. He improved Portland defense so much when he was on the court & healthy. The Blazers allowed almost 11 points fewer a game when Nurkic was playing.

2. Draft Dalen Terry(PG, 6’7 195) With The #43 Pick In The 2022 NBA Draft

Why ?: He’s a prospect that’s been climbing up draft boards recently due to his great size & ability to attack the basket & dish out dimes. Terry is also a great defender that can get steals & can rebound well. He just needs to work on his overall shooting & jump shot in order to be a real threat in the league.

  1. Sign John Wall To A One Year Deal Worth The Minimum($2.4 Million) After He’s Bought Out From The Houston Rockets

Why ?: Wall would fit in perfectly with the Clippers as their starting point guard. He gives them another nice option after PG & Kawhi that can handle & the score the ball. Wall on a minimum deal would be a steal for any contender, as he still has some juice left in him, even if he’s only a shell of his former self.

4. Resign Isaiah Hartenstein Using The Full MLE To A Three Year Contract $18 Million

Why ?: This man has played so well off the bench for the Clippers this year. He has been a delightful surprise for LA this season. The Clippers have been better defensively with Hartenstein on the floor then off. Offensively, Isaiah has nice vision & knows how to find the passing lanes for his teammates. He’s got great hands & body control for a 7 foot center, which is what many teams look for in a big man these days.

5. Resign Amir Coffey To A One Year Deal Worth The Minimum($1.57 Million)

Why ?: Coffey has been an excellent bench player for the Clippers when his number has been called. He played very well at the end of the season when he got more minutes to show what he’s capable of.

6. Sign Deandre Jordan To A One Year Deal Worth The Minimum($2.4 Million)

Why ?: He’s a veteran big man that knows how to make an impact on teams with his voice & leadership. DJ has plenty of experience & always stays ready when it’s time to play.

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Clippers Ideal Starting Lineup:

Wall, George, Leonard, Morris Sr, & Nurkic

Backup Five:

Jackson, Powell, Maan, Covington, & Hartenstein

Rest Of Bench:

Terry, Kennard, Coffey, Batum, & Jordan

Two Way Players/G-League:

Jason Preston & Matthew Mayer

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