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Player Development Coaches Bob Thate and Willie Green Leave the Clippers

Two of the Clippers' behind-the-scenes development coaches won't be with the team next season.

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According to a pair of reports by the Orange County Register's Dan Woike and the Vertical's Shams Charania, Clippers shooting coach Bob Thate and player development coach Willie Green have parted ways with the team.

Thate will work with the Memphis Grizzlies next season, as the Clippers have replaced him and Dave Severns (who left the team a couple of months ago) with John Welch.

Willie Green recently joined the organization as a Summer League assistant, and was going to stay on with the team as a player development coach through the season.  He will instead join the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach.

Green played 2 seasons with the Clippers, starting 69 games and shooting 39% from deep, his best mark with any team.  He averaged 5.7 points, 1.4 rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game as a Clipper.