Next moves for the Clippers: How LA can build a superteam

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When the LA Clippers lost an NBA playoff series to the Utah Jazz back in 2017, there were plenty of calls to tear apart the roster.

The Clippers were faced with the impending free agency of Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and JJ Redick, plus a growing payroll on a team without a championship ceiling. There also wasn't a foundation of draft assets or cap flexibility in place to improve the roster.

Two years later, the Clippers exit the playoffs early under completely different circumstances. Multiple All-Star free agents, Anthony Davis trades, creative moves for long-term success -- it's all on the table.

Now eliminated from the postseason, let's look ahead to the free agency, draft and trade decisions facing LA this offseason.

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