2013–14 Los Angeles Clippers season

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2013–14 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coach Doc Rivers
Owner(s) Donald Sterling
Arena Staples Center
Results
Record 57–25 (.695)
Place Division: 1st (Pacific)
Conference: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket
Radio KFWB
< 2012–13 2014–15 >

The 2013–14 Los Angeles Clippers season is the 44th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), their 36th season in Southern California, and their 30th season in Los Angeles.

Key dates[edit]

  • June 27, 2013: The 2013 NBA draft took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
  • April 2, 2014: The Clippers win their second Pacific Division championship, defeating the Suns in Phoenix, 112-108.
  • April 29, 2014: After being exposed making contreversal and racial remarks to a female friend via an audio recording, owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the NBA by commissioner Adam Silver. Sterling was also fined $2.5 million for his remarks, and he and his family subsequently sold the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in August 2014.

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 25 Reggie Bullock G/F  United States North Carolina

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Los Angeles Clippers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 22 Barnes, Matt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 226 lb (103 kg) 1980–03–09 UCLA
G/F 25 Bullock, Reggie 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1991–03–16 North Carolina
G 2 Collison, Darren 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1987–08–23 UCLA
G 11 Crawford, Jamal 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1980–03–20 Michigan
F 0 Davis, Glen 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 289 lb (131 kg) 1986–01–01 LSU
G/F 9 Dudley, Jared 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1985–07–10 Boston College
F 33 Granger, Danny 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 1983–04–20 New Mexico
G 34 Green, Willie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1981–07–28 Detroit
F 32 Griffin, Blake (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 251 lb (114 kg) 1989–03–16 Oklahoma
C 15 Hollins, Ryan 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1984–10–10 UCLA
C 6 Jordan, DeAndre 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1988–07–21 Texas A&M
G 3 Paul, Chris (C) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1985–05–06 Wake Forest
G 4 Redick, J. J. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1984–06–24 Duke
F 8 Türkoğlu, Hedo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1979–03–19 Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Jasen Powell
Strength and conditioning coach(es)
  • Richard Williams

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2014–04–19

Roster notes[edit]

  • Newly acquired coach Glenn "Doc" Rivers played for the franchise as its starting point guard in the 1991–1992 NBA season.
  • This will be Alvin Gentry's second stint as an assistant coach for the Clippers. He was also head coach of the team from 2000 to 2003.
  • New assistant coach Armond Hill played for the franchise back in 1982 when they were still the San Diego Clippers.
  • New assistant coach Tyronn Lue previously played for the crosstown rival Lakers from 1998 to 2001.
  • Forward Antawn Jamison and guards Darius Morris & Sasha Vujacic become the 18th, 19th and 20th former Lakers to play for the Clippers. All three players failed to stay as Clippers for the whole season.

Pre-season[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 5–3 (Home: 2–2; Road: 3–1)
2013–14 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Los Angeles Clippers 57 25 .695 0.0 34–7 23–18 12–4 82
x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 6.0 27–14 24–17 11–5 82
Phoenix Suns 48 34 .585 9.0 26–15 22–19 8–8 82
Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 29.0 17–24 11–30 3–13 82
Los Angeles Lakers 27 55 .329 30.0 15–27 12–28 6–10 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-San Antonio Spurs * 62 20 .756 82
2 y-Oklahoma City Thunder * 59 23 .720 3.0 82
3 y-Los Angeles Clippers * 57 25 .695 5.0 82
4 x-Houston Rockets 54 28 .659 8.0 82
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 8.0 82
6 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 11.0 82
7 x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 12.0 82
8 x-Dallas Mavericks 49 33 .598 13.0 82
9 Phoenix Suns 48 34 .585 14.0 82
10 Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 22.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 26.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 28.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 34.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 27 55 .329 35.0 82
15 Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 37.0 82

Game Log[edit]

2013–14 game log
Total: 57–25 (Home: 34–7; Road: 23–18)
2013–14 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2014 playoff game log
Total: 6–7 (Home: 4–3; Road: 2–4)
2014 playoff schedule

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

Player Injury Date Injury Type
Maalik Wayns October 14, 2013 Left knee surgery (missed 33 games)
Matt Barnes November 20, 2013 Retinal tear in left eye (missed 16 games)
Chris Paul November 27, 2013 Strained right hamstring (missed 1 game)
J.J. Redick November 29, 2013 Fractured right hand (missed 21 games)
Reggie Bullock December 8, 2013 Sprained left ankle (missed 18 games)
Chris Paul January 3, 2014 Separated right shoulder (missed 19 games)
J.J. Redick February 5, 2014 Sore right hip & bulging disc on lower back (missed 25 games)
Jamal Crawford March 1, 2014 Strained left calf (missed 3 games)
Jared Dudley March 6, 2014 Mid-back spasms (missed 3 games)
Jamal Crawford March 10, 2014 Strained left calf (missed 5 games)
Darren Collison March 16, 2014 Stomach virus (missed 2 games)
Danny Granger March 28, 2014 Strained left hamstring (missed 10 games)
Blake Griffin March 29, 2014 Lower back spasms (missed 1 game)
Jamal Crawford March 31, 2014 Strained left calf (missed 5 games)
Hedo Turkoglu April 29, 2014 Fractured lower back (missed rest of the playoffs)

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 25, 2013
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Boston Celtics
  • 2013 first-round draft pick
July 10, 2013
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Phoenix Suns
July 10, 2013
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Milwaukee Bucks
  • Two future second-round draft picks
February 20, 2014
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Atlanta Hawks
February 20, 2014
To Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2014 second-round draft pick
To Philadelphia 76ers

Free agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed Contract
Chris Paul July 10, 2013 Five-year deal
Matt Barnes July 10, 2013 Three-year deal
Ryan Hollins July 10, 2013 One-year deal

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former team
Darren Collison July 10, 2013 Dallas Mavericks
Byron Mullens July 22, 2013 Charlotte Bobcats
Antawn Jamison August 28, 2013 Los Angeles Lakers
Stephen Jackson December 9, 2013 San Antonio Spurs
Darius Morris January 6, 2014 Philadelphia 76ers
Hedo Turkoglu January 16, 2014 Orlando Magic
Sasha Vujacic February 3, 2014 Anadolu Efes S.K. (TBL)
Glen Davis February 24, 2014 Orlando Magic
Danny Granger February 27, 2014 Indiana Pacers

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason left New team
Grant Hill Retired, June 1, 2013 Host of NBA Inside Stuff on NBATV
DaJuan Summers Waived, July 9, 2013 Budivelnyk Kiev (Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague)
Chauncey Billups Free agency, July 11, 2013 Detroit Pistons
Ronny Turiaf Free agency, July 12, 2013 Minnesota Timberwolves
Maalik Wayns Waived, January 5, 2014
Re-signed, January 7, 2014
Released, January 16, 2014
Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBDL)
Stephen Jackson Waived, January 7, 2014 TBD
Darius Morris Contract expired, January 26, 2014 Memphis Grizzlies
Sasha Vujacic Contract expired, February 13, 2014 Reyer Venezia Mestre (Lega Basket Serie A)
Lamar Odom Free agency, February 18, 2014 Laboral Kutxa (Liga ACB)

References[edit]