The Clipper Roster: Are We There Yet?

The question's coming up repeatedly in the threads: Is the Clipper's roster set? Are there only minor tweaks remaining? Is there a bigger change necessary?

I don't have anything particularly insightful to say on the subject but I thought we should formalize the argument in a separate thread. (We've got around thirty hours until the next game, there isn't a lot of news, and we're gonna talk about it anyway). There are a number of significant questions regarding the roster on our brains right now.

I'll take it position by position after the jump.

A backup big:

  • With the signing of Reggie Evans, are we happy with our bigs?
  • Is Evans going to solve our woeful rebounding problems. It's unlikely he'll play more than ten or fifteen minutes a game? Will that be enough?
  • I'll lay off the specifics but do we still need a specific back up center? Can that be Evan's role?
  • Should the Clips front office be aggressively pursuing a back-up center if that player is not a seven footer or close to that statistic (I'm talking about you, Ike Diogu).
  • Does anyone think Brian Cook (in combination with Evans) gives us enough depth behind Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan?
  • Should Trey Thompkins get significant minutes (more than mop-up minutes)?

A backup small forward:

A backup (or starting two guard):

  • Is Chauncey Billups adequate as a starter?
  • Would Billups be adequate if there was a taller, stronger wing behind him or one who could swing between the two and three?
  • Are the backups (Mo Williams, Randy Foye, and eventually Eric Bledsoe) adequate?
  • Who among those three mentioned above would you consider a two guard?

If you'd like to trade, assuming you could trade any of these guys, who would you trade?

  • Williams? Foye? Gomes? Cook? One of the rookies? Bledsoe?
OR
  • As has been suggested, is tinkering with the roster simply too much, are there are already too many changes? Should we simply stand pat (at least for a while)?
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Clips Nation

You must be a member of Clips Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Clips Nation. You should read them.

Join Clips Nation

You must be a member of Clips Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Clips Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker