2014 NBA Playoffs: 5 Players the Los Angeles Clippers Should Target at No. 28

2014 NBA Draft: 5 Players the Los Angeles Clippers Should Target at No. 28

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The Los Angeles Clippers have a solid foundation in place in Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and head coach Doc Rivers. Here are five players that could fall to their spot in the draft that could fill a need either out on the perimeter or inside at center:

5. Mitch McGary

Mitch McGary
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5. Mitch McGary

Mitch McGary
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McGary has had injury issues with his back in the past, but if he is indeed cleared and healthy, McGary could be a decent pick-up for the Clippers who lack size coming off the bench. McGary is a strong post player that can impose his will and make an impact rebounding the ball on both ends of the floor, and could really help to give Griffin and Deandre Jordan some much needed rest during games.

4. C.J. Wilcox

C.J. Wilcox
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4. C.J. Wilcox

C.J. Wilcox
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Wilcox is used to playing basketball on the west coast for the University of Washington. He would only have to move a little farther south to play for the Clippers, who could really use his services shooting the ball. A contending team could always use more shooting, and Wilcox is arguably one of the best three point shooting marksmen in the draft.

3. Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson
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3. Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson
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Anderson is sort of a mystery coming into the draft, as he does multiple things pretty good on offense but he does not do any one thing particularly well. Anderson can pass and handle the ball exceptionally well for his size (6-foot-9) and also improved his jump shot this past season at UCLA. If Anderson can work on his defense and not be useless on that end of the floor, his versatile upside may justify a first round pick by the Clippers.

2. Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier
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2. Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier
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Napier was a winner at the University of Connecticut, and now he will be looking to become a winner in the NBA. Napier would have a pretty good shot if he joined the Clippers. Napier provides a scoring presence in the back court as well as a capable decision maker off the bench. Darren Collison may bolt Los Angeles for more money, so the Clippers would be wise to snatch up a back-up point guard in the draft that can help Paul.

1. Glenn Robinson III

Glenn Robinson III
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1. Glenn Robinson III

Glenn Robinson III
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Robinson could be a real difference maker for the Clippers if he falls to them at pick 28. Robinson tested at the combine as one of the best athletes in the draft, and when he is able to put everything together offensively, he can really be a load to handle both shooting the ball and finishing at the rim. Robinson would be a great spark plug off the bench for Los Angeles with the potential to be the team's starting small forward in the future.

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