Under the proposed three-way sign-and-trade agreement, the Clippers would receive
Indiana is seeking to trade Hibbert after failing to get him to decline his player option for $15.5 million for next season by publicly implying in April he might be benched if he returned. The Pacers are expected to engage other teams for Hibbert's services if the sign-and-trade agreement with the Mavericks and Clippers falls through.
The Clippers could pursue a separate trade with the Pacers for Hibbert involving Jamal Crawford, whose $5.6-million contract for next season recently became guaranteed, but the Clippers would need to include additional players to satisfy trade salary requirements.
Free-agent power forward
One potential replacement for Jordan was taken off the table Saturday when the
The Clippers can offer Koufos only as much as $2 million per season unless they are able to work out a sign-and-trade agreement with the
The options continue to dwindle for the Clippers, who might have to consider an undersized