FRIDAY, 12:12am: The Clippers have followed with a formal announcement of their own.
THURSDAY, 11:47pm: The Pelicans get $600K worth of cash, reports Dan Woike of the Orange County Register (on Twitter).
11:34pm: The Clippers have acquired the rights to No. 56 pick Branden Dawson from New Orleans in exchange for cash, the Pelicans announced. Dawson mentioned both teams to Zach Links of Hoops Rumors when he spoke about the clubs that had shown interest in him.
Dawson believes he’s a fit at either the small forward or power forward positions. The 22-year-old averaged 11.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 30.1 minutes per game this past season as a senior at Michigan State.