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Clippers' Spencer Hawes adjusting to reserve role
Clippers' Spencer Hawes adjusting to reserve role

SAN ANTONIO -- Sitting on a stage inside the Clippers' practice facility on media day, Matt Barnes labeled new Clippers teammate Spencer Hawes as one of the most overlooked free-agent pickups of the summer. There have been times the last four months when Hawes probably would have preferred no one talked about him. He has hardly provided the kind of backup to DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin the Clippers had hoped for, playing fewer minutes than in any season since he was a rookie. The plan was for the eight-year veteran to play close to starter's minutes while providing a floor-spacing 7-footer who would routinely make three-pointers, but he was averaging 16.8 minutes per...

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