Ty Lue has been exceedingly joyous in all of his press appearances since he was hired as the new head coach of the LA Clippers. In an interview with Rachel Nichols on ESPN’s The Jump, Lue revealed one of the reasons why he’s such in a good mood. Not only did he get the best job on the market, but he expects to compete for a title for several years because he doesn’t think Kawhi Leonard and Paul George — who can both be free agents after this upcoming season — are going anywhere: “I think Kawhi a...
He needs me to be that next voice for the Black coaches coming up through the NBA,” Lue said in an interview with The Associated Press. Doc is great. Any time there’s a crisis or anything gets bad for our country, he’s always a spokesperson for the NBA.
They were the biggest disappointment of the playoffs last season and now attention has turned to how the Los Angeles Clippers can fulfil their lofty potential. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George both can become free agents next summer but the former should be a big part of the Clippers’ plans. So much so that an NBA great has called on Los Angeles to trade George, freeing up Leonard to be his own man and lead the Clippers to glory.