Clippers open to Tobias Harris return if Kawhi says no

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 27, 2019 12:17 PM
Clippers open to Tobias Harris return if Kawhi says no
FILE - LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers passes the ball against the Utah Jazz on January 16, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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With so many teams pursuing the top-level free agents, the LA Clippers have reportedly already begun setting up their backup plan. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Clippers "should express interest" in Harris if they fail to land Raptors superstar Kawhi Leonard.

Harris, of course, was traded by the same Clippers franchise to Philadelphia just four months ago. That transaction, according to Charania, appears to have done little to no damage to Harris' regard for the up-and-coming Clippers.

In 55 regular season games with the Clippers, Harris averaged 20.9 points on 49.6% shooting, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.7 assists. In comparison, in 27 games with the 76ers, Harris put up 18.2 points on a 46.9% clip, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.9 assists.

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