It was a savvy move on L.A.'s part because for their troubles they got to acquire Nick Young basically for free. (In fact, they even got to get rid of Brian Cook as part of the deal!)
The transaction was a low risk/high reward proposition for the Clippers because Young's contract expiring at the end of the season meant that the Clips were not financially committed to him long-term.
That gave the Clippers three months to evaluate Young and decide whether they should bring him back for 2013 or not.
Here are seven reasons why they should.