A preseason without backcourt tandem Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups makes it harder to holistically assess this roster, but the team has shown significant growth and development throughout the summer.
Stuck in a loaded Western Conference, the Clippers will need strong play top to bottom if they have any chance of making a run at a title this year.
Clever offseason acquisitions Jamal Crawford, Lamar Odom and Grant Hill have made LAC's second unit elite. Add in the firepower of the starting five and this Clippers' team could surprise this season.
Here are Lob City's grades for each position, starting with the bench and followed by the starters.