The best season in the history of the Los Angeles Clippers franchise ended with a thud, mainly due to weaknesses that could no longer be disguised. Despite the hopeful jubilance from the addition of Doc Rivers and Chris Paul’s historic double-double streak to open the season, a dark cloud cast by Donald T. Sterling formed. Unfortunately, the cloud coincided with the Oklahoma City Thunder sapping the life from the ailing Clippers and exposing flaws within the roster.
With the offseason now upon the Clippers, Doc Rivers and company must patch holes in a reeling team. Holes which are not only emotional, but which betray physical weaknesses within the roster. The Clippers were exposed for what they could not do on the floor and who they could not defend.
There are five main areas that need to be addressed this summer; a majority of them are the same areas that have plagued the Clippers for the past few seasons.