Doc Rivers says Clippers are considering Delonte West for a final roster spot

Jul 14, 11:19 PM

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Delonte West must have impressed the Los Angeles Clippers in his first two appearances at Summer League in Las Vegas.

Even though he's only totalled 16 points, nine rebounds, six assists and four steals over 53 minutes, the Clippers are said to be considering the 30-year-old veteran for one of their final roster spots.

Head coach Doc Rivers indicated on Monday that the Clippers have two veteran minimum contracts left to use, and West is being considered along with a number of other players. His willingness to try and earn a spot through Summer League despite his veteran status is surely sending the right message to Rivers and company.

Making an NBA roster would mark quite the comeback for West, who hasn't played in the league the past two seasons. Rivers and West are familiar from their time together in Boston, and with the Clippers already into the luxury tax and somewhat thin at guard, a familiar face at a minimum price may be a good fit.