The Los Angeles Clippers Point Guard Situation

August 1st, 2010 by max minsker Leave a reply »

The Clippers currently have two point guards on their roster. One is Baron Davis and the other is rookie Eric Bledsoe. For now, we have to assume that Baron Davis will be the starter and that Bledsoe will back him up, but it is possible that it could change. Baron Davis is already 31 years old and could start to show his age.

Baron Davis will likely start to decline steadily within the next couple of years and the Clippers have put themselves in a

perfect situation to let Eric Bledsoe slowly start to take over some of Baron Davis' duties.

Eric Bledsoe played for John Calipari at Kentucky last year alongside John Wall. This is important because Bledsoe played primarily off the ball while he was there.

It may be tougher for Bledsoe to transition to an NBA point guard than other players who had been playing the position in college though. Bledsoe had been impressive in workouts and looked good against other point guards, but questions remain about his ability to play the point at the next level.

Although Bledsoe playing off the ball in college can be a bad thing it could also be a good thing. If they feel that h ...

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