Report: Clippers Looking to Improve Roster Before Trade Deadline 

November 30, 2022

By Ramya

What happened to LA Clippers? 

The Clippers fell short of the playoffs with injuries and COVID hurting their chances until the final game Friday. They still have plans for a title run.

What was Clippers trade? 

LA Clippers acquire Norman Powell from Portland Trail Blazers in 5-player trade. The LA Clippers acquired Portland Trail Blazers veterans Norman Powell and Robert Covington in a trade that sent Eric Bledsoe, Justise Winslow, Keon Johnson and a 2025 second-round draft pick to Portland, the teams announced Friday.

Will the Clippers ever move? 

The Clippers plan to move into their own arena, the Intuit Dome, in nearby Inglewood by 2024. The franchise was founded as the Buffalo Braves in 1970 as an expansion team. Led by Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo, the Braves reached the NBA playoffs three times during their eight seasons in Buffalo.

Did Chris Paul request a trade from the Clippers? 

According to The New York Post's Marc Berman, Paul's first choice was the LA Clippers, partially because the franchise had parted ways with former coach Doc Rivers. Rivers' role with the team was reportedly one factor that led to Paul requesting a trade from Los Angeles in 2017.

Why did the Clippers trade Darius Miles? 

And no matter how "cool" a franchise may seem on paper, the ultimate goal is winning. That's why two seasons after drafting him, the Clippers abruptly decided to trade Miles to the Cleveland Cavaliers in hopes of securing a point guard to help reign in their young team.

What did the Clippers give up for John Wall? 


The former All-Star point guard did not play last season while the Rockets attempted to trade him. When that proved impossible, the two sides pivoted into a buyout. As a result, Wall will sacrifice $6.5 million of the $47.4 million that was owed to him in order to join the Clippers.

Why did the Clippers get sold? 


Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling decided to sell the team last week rather than fight to maintain half ownership in part because of a novel arrangement that will make her “owner emeritus” and fund a major foundation to serve the poor, minorities and battered spouses, according to people familiar with the $2-billion .