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NBA Draft 2016: Clippers Select Brice Johnson

The UNC power forward is the newest Los Angeles Clipper.

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With the 25th/33rd pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers have selected Brice Johnson, a 6'9" PF from UNC. In his senior year at UNC, Johnson averaged 17 points and 10.4 rebounds.

Johnson will help the Clippers down low, as they search for both a reliable third big to take over where Cole Aldrich left off, and for a decent depth big to develop.  Last year, they filled the third-string spot with NBA D-League big men, but now it's a not-so-bad worst-case landing spot for Johnson, where he'll get to grow and provide depth.