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San Antonio Spurs
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Once word hit the wires the San Antonio Spurs would be using their amnesty clause on small forward Richard Jefferson, the team began an exhaustive search for a replacement.
However, as the days passed one-by-one, available free agent small forward decided not to sign on with the 4-time NBA champs.
The Spurs looked at Vince Carter but he joined Dallas. The Spurs had eyes for Grant Hill but he resigned with Phoenix and of course Caron Butler joined the Clippers.
And as the Spurs await Josh Howard's decision after they made him an offer, Butler gave his reasons why he chose the Clippers at media day.
"The youth, the talent, and obviously Blake Griffin.... It's a no-brainer."
Butler's reasons are a no-brainer. The Clippers are a team on the rise with Eric Gordon, Eric Bledsoe, Mo Williams, Chauncey Billups and of course Griffin. But do these reasons Butler gave reflect on San Antonio?
Gone are the days Tim Duncan as a huge draw for prospective free agent...
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The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard Antoine Hood and forward Gani Lawal. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disclosed. At the same time, the Spurs announced that they have waived guard Devin Gibson.
Hood saw action with Nova Hut Ostrava in the Czech Republic in 2009-10, where he [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers raided the NY Knicks by placing the winning big for amnesty player, Chauncey Billups, who was waived by the NY Knicks. The Knicks were to have paid him over 14 Mil this season and the Clippers engaged his services for a mere 2 Mil. What a deal! Chauncey Billups is a 5 time All Star who many would think should be washed up by now at age 35. Last season...
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The last time this deal was submitted, the Clippers had offered Eric Bledsoe instead of Eric Gordon. Their stance was the New Orleans Hornets were going to get either Eric Gordon or the unprotected Minnesota Timberwolves first round pick in next year's draft, but not both. They clearly...
The Clippers have claimed 35-year old point guard Chauncey Billups off waivers from the Knicks. Billups played in 72 games (all starts) for the Knicks & Nuggets last year and he averaged 32.1 minutes, 16.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.0 steal per game. Billups shot 40.2% from three point range last year and the Clippers could definitely use his long range shooting...
After talks fell apart for Chris Paul, what did the Los Angeles Clippers do? They went to the waiver wire for a new PG. According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, every team in the league was just notified that the Clippers registered the winning waiver bid for five-time All-Star Chauncey Billups. “If I get claimed by [...]
We finally have a deal in place for the Hornets to trade Chris Paul. From Adrian Wojnarowski:
The NBA has traded Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in a deal that will pair star forward Blake Griffin with one of the game's top point guards.
The league-owned New Orleans Hornets will receive guard Eric Gordon, center Chris Kaman, forward Al-Farouq Aminu and the Minnesota...
The Clippers are still looking at major shakeups to their lineup — trying to bring in Chauncey Billups, which could add Eric Bledsoe to a deal to acquire Chris Paul out of New Orleans — but they also want to keep their young front line together. The Clippers matched Golden State’s offer for DeAndre Jordan…
The Los Angeles Clippers today claimed five-time NBA All-Star point guard Chauncey Billups off of waivers. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced. Billups, 35, was waived by the New York Knicks on Dec. 10.
Billups averaged 16.8 points, 5.4 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 32.1 minutes in 72 games with Denver and [...]