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Clippers to sidestep the circus surrounding big-money free agents

Clippers to sidestep the circus surrounding big-money free agents

A record amount of cash is expected to be lavished on NBA free agents this summer as a result of the historic rise in the salary cap. The Clippers will be spending very little of it.

Salary cap expert Larry Coon projects them to have as much as $11.9 million to use under a salary cap that is anticipated to reach a record $92 million. In comparison, the Lakers could have more than $68 million to entice free agents.

The Clippers having any money to spend under the cap is unlikely because it would require them to walk away from all their free agents and potential free agents, including Jamal Crawford, Jeff Green and...

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