After Chris Paul’s stunning departure to the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Clippers refocused their efforts on replacing both his productivity and leadership.
The Clippers’ acquisition of Danilo Gallinari is a step in the right direction.
Gallinari, sitting alongside executive vice president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank and coach Doc Rivers, was formally introduced at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-10 forward, who was acquired in a sign-and-trade with the Denver Nuggets, expressed his excitement to play in a system that will highlight his versatility on both ends of the floor.
“One of the reasons I chose L.A. is...