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Clippers determine to four-year understanding with core Spencer Hawes

The Clippers and free-agent core Spencer Hawes on Friday concluded to a four-year, $23-million deal, NBA executives confirmed.

The excecutives spoke on condition of anonymity given they were not certified to plead a matter publicly.

Hawes, who played for Philadelphia and Cleveland final deteriorate and done $6.5 million, will accept a Clippers’ full mid-level exception, that starts during $5.305 million per year.

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There have been reports that Clippers Coach and President Doc Rivers had been perplexing to work a sign-and-trade understanding with Cleveland for Hawes so he could use a mid-level difference to try to get free-agent tiny brazen Paul Pierce.

The 7-foot-1 Hawes is a form of backup large male Rivers wants to play behind starting energy brazen Blake Griffin and core DeAndre Jordan.

Hawes has a ability to widen a building with his outward shooting. He shot 41.6% from three-point operation final season, and averaged 13.2 points and 8.3 rebounds.

Hawes also has turn a good free-throw shooter, creation 78.3% and 77.7% a final dual seasons, 70.3% over his seven-year career.

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Like all giveaway agents who have concluded to deals given a free-agency duration non-stop Jul 1, Hawes can’t pointer his agreement until Thursday, when a NBA rises is moratorium.

Yahoo Sports initial reported a agreement between a Clippers and Hawes.

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