The Los Angeles Clippers are going through a rough patch right now. They currently sit at 7-11 in 11th place in the Western Conference.
In the beginning of the season after the Chris Paul trade, the Clippers looked like a rejuvenated and hard nose team, but the season took a turn for the worst very quickly.
Injury after injury happened consecutively to the main players of the team. Beverly, Gallinari, Teodosic and Rivers have been plagued with injuries already.
Beverly is out for the season due to knee surgery. Gallinari has had trouble with his flute injury and Teodosic is fighting plantar fasciitis. Teodosic is indefinitely out with no timetable to return.
The Clippers now have to think about the future with Deandre Jordan with the season looking bleak right now. Jordan is become a FA soon and the Clippers have to decide if they want him to stay or trade him for future assets.
Jordan and the Clippers have had a lukewarm relationship ever since he almost left the team for the Dallas Mavericks in 2015. There have been good and bad moments with him and the team, but it seems like their time together is almost at an end.
The Clippers have been reportedly shopping Jordan and he may end up going to the Cavs for Tristan Thompson and their first round 2018 Nets pick they received from the Boston Celtics in the Kyrie Irving trade. But, Los Angeles wants more than Thompson and the pick for Jordan.
The Clippers’ season is in turmoil right now and it may become a rebuilding season if Deandre Jordan is traded.