Originally written November 27, 2011 on Clippers Locker:
The Clippers need more offensive production out of the small forwards in 2011-12.  22-year old Al-Farouq Aminu might get a shot to be the full-time starter this year.  He played in 81 games (14 starts) for the Clippers last year and he averaged 17.9 minutes, 5.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.  Aminu only shot 39.4% from the floor and he’s going to need to improve on that figure if the wants to play more this year.  29-year old Ryan Gomes will have a good shot of beating out Aminu for the starting job at small forward this year.  He played in 76 games (62 starts) for the Clippers last year and he averaged 27.6 minutes, 7.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game.  Gomes has now played in 450 games (369 starts) in his NBA career and he is averaging 28.9 minutes, 10.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game.  30-year old Brian Cook is #3 in line at small forward for the Clippers.  He played in 40 games (0 starts) for the Clippers last year and he averaged 11...
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