The only Neil Olshey acquired players left on the Clippers are Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. Meanwhile, Portland is full of the type of players the Clippers should have been targeting.
Whether or not Sacramento wants a return engagement for Rajon Rondo is likely tied to their most important decision of the offseason, hiring a coach.
The fact Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are MVP candidates when they don't share the floor and diminished when they're together is indicative of an intractable problem. They just can't make each other as spectacular as they seem like they should be when you watch them play by themselves.
The Heat have the deepest collection of wings in the league, and the Hornets were now scrapping along with one of the weakest. What the Hornets did have, however, was an assortment of big-men, and a head coach that has established a sound defensive system and an ultra conservative offensive style.
Masai Ujiri had the foresight of bringing in Cory Joseph, who could be paramount for the Raptors slashing their label as annual postseason washouts. Joseph has been worth the money thrown his way; he needs to be the backcourt hero Toronto has been clamoring for in the series.