The Clippers rocked the table with the first major trade before the Feb. 10 deadline. The team acquired wings Robert Covington and Norman Powell in exchange for Eric Bledsoe, Justise Winslow, Keon Johnson and a 2025 second-round pick via the Detroit Pistons.
In today’s podcast, Jon and Jack break down the Clippers’ front office fleece, what it means for the team and why it might not be the last move before the deadline. Could the Clippers be in play for a point guard by shifting one of their hefty salaries? Your hosts discuss potential targets the team could acquire with the assets they have.
With the trade deadline, the social media activities of NBA players are more encrypted. Specifically, Clippers forward Marcus Morris Sr. The duo talks about Morris’ recent activity which could indicate that he too could be on the move. The conversation includes potential landing spots for Morris as well as potential comebacks for the Clippers. Plus, a friendly bet between the hosts on whether Morris will be on the roster after the deadline.
Later, Jon and Jack rave about Reggie Jackson’s play in the Clippers’ 111-110 win over the city rival, Los Angeles Lakers. Both praise the play of Jackson, Morris and Serge Ibaka, who each scored over 20 points to lead the team to victory.
Finally, the episode ends with a discussion around Clippers head coach Ty Lue’s quote that “Kawhi probably won’t be coming back,” though one of them is optimistic about Kawhi’s return. the star.
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