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NBA Rumors: Clippers Could Trade For Jrue Holiday

(via Fadeaway World)

(via Fadeaway World)

Following the additions of Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, the L.A. Clippers have been in the title conversation since before the season began.

Outside of their two stars, they've got a steller and deep cast of supporting players and a brilliant coach with years of experience.

Imagine how much more they'd improve with a star guard leading the way...

According to HoopsHype's Frank Urbina, the Clips may be in the hunt for NOLA's Jrue Holiday.

Holiday originally hails from Southern California and he went to school at UCLA, so it’s only natural that one of the Los Angeles teams could be suitors for the one-time All-Star. And considering the frosty relations between New Orleans and the Los Angeles Lakers, that leaves us with just one option, the Los Angeles Clippers.

Holiday would make a lot of sense for Los Angeles, as his defensive prowess would give the Clippers three outstanding ball-stoppers in Holiday, George and Leonard, while his scoring would be a huge upgrade over what Patrick Beverley is giving the team on that end of the floor.

In the article, Urbina suggests a deal involving Landry Shamet, Moe Harkless, Ivica Zubac, and a 2020 first-round pick.

With Jrue, the Clippers would gain another two-way, multi-dimensional star. As a beast on both ends of the floor, he would relieve pressure from PG and Kawhi as he steps up on the defensive end to guard the game's best guards.

No doubt, it would be the formation of a "Big Three." But the Clips won't be the only ones in pursuit of Holiday before the deadline. The Heat, Timberwolves, and Mavericks have all emerged as suitors for the 29-year-old star.