The deal between the Clippers and 76ers involving Tobias Harris has had NBA fans largely talking about Philadelphia transforming into the Eastern Conference favorites.
What nobody is talking about, however, is that the trade has Los Angeles very quietly positioning themselves to become serious players for two big-name free agents in the summer.
Report: Clippers want to pair Kawhi Leonard with Kevin Durant this summer https://t.co/Nhgkx1nlfa— Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) February 8, 2019
Speaking of which...my latest trade deadline week deep-dive, at @TheAthletic— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) February 7, 2019
On the Clippers' grand plan of landing Kawhi Leonard & Kevin Durant and why the Tobias Harris trade means they haven't given up (and why we shouldn't forget about Steve Ballmer) https://t.co/a6gCdNdIPl
It's time to start taking the Clippers a little bit more seriously.