Clippers Show Interest In Chris Singleton

The Clippers have spoken with former Wizards first-rounder Chris Singleton‘s representatives, though no deal is in place, a source tells Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times (Twitter link). Singleton and Ryan Hollins share agent Todd Ramasar, and the sides also reportedly discussed the free agent center. The Pacers had Singleton in training camp last fall, but he hasn’t signed a contract since they let him go prior to opening night.

Singleton played in China early last season, putting up 22.5 points and 12.8 rebounds in 38.1 minutes per game over 17 appearances with Jiangsu Nangang. He later signed with the D-League and the Thunder’s affiliate picked up his rights. The 18th overall pick from 2011 saw a more limited role on offense for the D-League Oklahoma City Blue than he had in China, averaging 9.2 PPG and 6.1 RPG in 24.9 MPG across another 17 contests. Singleton, who turns 26 in November, spent three years in the NBA and topped out at the 4.6 PPG he posted as a rookie.

The Clippers have 14 fully guaranteed deals, and they’re reportedly bringing in Yanick Moreira on a camp deal. Reports within the last 24 hours have linked the team to Singleton, Hollins and Glen Davis.

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