With free agency slowed to a crawl and rosters filled out close to the point of saturation, it's time to start breaking down Los Angeles' two NBA teams and their cast of characters for the upcoming season. Sure, things will change between now and when the Lakers and Clippers face off on opening night, Oct. 29, but the major pieces are in place, and all that's left to be addressed are issues of depth.
Today, it's the Clippers' turn, and the Lakers breakdown will come first thing Thursday morning.
If you've been paying attention to anything NBA-related this offseason, you'll have noticed the Clippers. You'll likely have heard their praises sung on high, everything from the (however messily executed) Doc Rivers coup to re-signing Chris Paul to the Eric Bledsoe trade to the reserve players they attracted, many at pay cuts. They're sitting pretty, that's for sure, with a solid core of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan and a coach with championship experience.
That said, qu...