Report: Clippers to Pursue Paul Pierce, Luol Deng
After losing in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers hit this free agency looking to fill the biggest hole on their roster, the small forward position. After underwhelming seasons from Jared Dudley and Matt Barnes, the three spot figures to be priority number one in the Clippers off-season plans.
According to Arash Markazi of ESPN, the Clips plan to use personal relationships from some key members in the organization to recruit players such as free agent Paul Pierce. Similar reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports indicate the Cli
Needless to say, Doc will recruit Paul Pierce while Chris Paul will recruit his former teammate Trevor Ariza.
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) July 1, 2014
Clippers have called on Luol Deng tonight, source tells Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2014
The small forward position seems to be the most heavily-stocked position in free agency, so the Clippers should have no shortage of players to pursue.