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Clippers leaning towards Hayward

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The article pretty much sums up the need vs value dilemma teams picking 6-10 usually go through each year. Here is the excerpt regarding the Clippers. No. 8 Los Angeles Clippers Need: The Clippers currently have one incredibly talented rookie in this class, Blake Griffin. With Marcus Camby gone and Chris Kaman in the fold, I'd think the biggest need for them is on the perimeter, especially on the wings. Eric Gordon is a player but not necessarily a starter. And their 3 spot is a source of pain. Finding a wing who can shoot and someone who can defend with strength should top their wish list. That leads us to Gordon Hayward, Luke Babbitt and possibly Xavier Henry. Value: In terms of value, Hayward probably makes the most sense, which is why Ford has him going here. He's going to be able to play both wing spots on both ends, and he brings a "nastiness" that goes along perfectly with Griffin's demeanor. Henry is intriguing, though, as his shooting currently projects to be NBA-level from the get-go, and Griffin and Kaman need shooters around them.

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