There’s a certain optimism currently surrounding the Clippers, and it’s managed to infiltrate the mindset of even some of the most hardened and bitter of the Clippers faithful. Lucking into a lottery win and subsequently Blake Griffin has a lot do with that, but the excitement this offse[...]
The Clippers spent a good part of Tuesday’s practice working on defensive rotations. During the team’s 5-on-5 scrimmage, the coaching staff would have one practice squad run a high pick-and-roll, with a direction by Mike Dunleavy to go left or right off the action. The defensive unit was[...]
From TrueHoop: The Los Angeles Clippers introduced Rasual Butler this afternoon to the local media at their training facility in Playa Vista. For those keeping a tally of what’s become of Zach Randolph, Clippers general manager and head coach Mike Dunleavy has now spun him off for the followin[...]
Rasual Butler’s cap number was $4,045,000, but $100,000 of that was a bonus/incentive for “team achievements.” The Hornets, in turn, get that $4.045M as a trade exception. The Clippers, meanwhile, absorb Butler using $3,945,000 of their $7.3M trade exception from the Randolph-Richa[...]
The acquisition of Rasual Butler immediately puts the the Clippers’ starting small forward spot in play. Butler would undeniably give the Clippers’ starting unit a headier defensive presence on the perimeter and a greater ability to stretch the floor offensively. Mike Dunleavy has been l[...]
From Marc Stein of ESPN.com: The New Orleans Hornets, in a move to shed some payroll after the recent acquisition of Emeka Okafor, have agreed to trade swingman Rasual Butler to the Los Angeles Clippers for a future second-round pick, according to NBA front-office sources. Butler Butler The trade is[...]
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