Stephen Jackson

Clippers find the right mix on the bench

Clippers find the right mix on the bench

Can a bench be benched?

The Clippers essentially did it this season, signing, discarding and trading a variety of reserve players until finally arriving at the right combination …they hope.

Dying to add some punch to Jamal Crawford and Darren Collison, the Clippers tried Stephen Jackson for a few winter weeks. He wasn't the answer.

They signed Sasha Vujacic for a 10-day trial period. Darius Morris made it through two 10-day contracts before politely being shown the exit. Reserves Antawn Jamison and Byron Mullens were traded on the same day, both off-season signings that never fit with the Clippers.

But in a four-day February span, the Clippers might have...