Team analysis: Los Angeles Clippers

Chris Kaman

This is not a hug -- it's a visual metaphor for Kaman's production this season. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Depth chart:

PG: Baron Davis, Randy Foye, Eric Bledsoe

SG: Eric Gordon, Rasual Butler

SF: Ryan Gomes, Al-Farouq Aminu

PF: Blake Griffin, Craig Smith, Brian Cook

C: Chris Kaman, DeAndre Jordan

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:

Baron Davis – PG (Rd. 4-5): 14.5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3 Reb, 7.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl

Eric Gordon – SG (Rd. 5-7): 18 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 3.5 Ast, 1 Stl

Chris Kaman – C (Rd. 7-9): 15.5 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1.5 Blk

Blake Griffin – PF (Rd. 7-9): 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Randy Foye – G (Rd. 13+): 6.5 Pts, 3 Ast

Ryan Gomes – F (Rd. 13+): 8 Pts, 1 three, 3.5 Reb

Rasual Butler – G/F (Rd. 13+): 6 Pts, 1 three

Sleeper:

Gomes

Most likely to surprise:

Griffin

Most likely to disappoint:

Davis

Category specialists:

  • Threes: Gordon

Things to watch:

  • Griffin‘s production/health and how it affects Kaman‘s numbers
  • how Gordon jumps off his highly praised summer with Team USA
  • Davis‘ conditioning/health
  • who takes most of the minutes at SF

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2009-10:

  • Pts: 27th
  • FGM: T24th
  • FGA: T21st
  • FG%: 20th
  • FT%: 26th
  • 3PTM: 19th
  • Reb: T14th
  • Ast: 9th
  • TO: T28th
  • Stl: T23rd
  • Blk: 3rd

Fantasy-friendliness for 2010-11: B-