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Sport NBA: Harrell: Clippers "obviously" didn't want me anymore

11:05  24 november  2020
11:05  24 november  2020 Source:   spox.com

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The Clippers admitted they were never as cohesive as the outside public perceived. Williams left the bubble to go to a funeral and then had to The NBA invited a handful of public address announcers to call games in the bubble despite the lack of fans. The league wanted to replicate a game atmosphere.

After the game, Clippers big man Montrezl Harrell stated the apparent reality: the Clippers are not "We're not a great team," forward Montrezl Harrell said when asked how a great team maintains a Obviously , Harrell isn’ t saying his team isn’ t capable of winning a title. He’s just noting that the team

Montrezl Harrell caused a sensation with his move within Los Angeles a few days ago. In a conference call, the 26-year-old said that the Clippers didn't want to hold him.

Montrezl Harrell fühlte seitens der L.A. Clippers offenbar keine Wertschätzung mehr. © Provided by SPOX Montrezl Harrell apparently no longer felt any appreciation from the L.A. Clippers.

The reigning Sixth Man of the Year surprisingly signed a two-year contract with the Lakers , so he switched to the Clippers' worst competitor within the Western Conference. When asked if his ex-team wanted to keep him, Harrell said, "I think the question doesn't arise. Apparently not when I'm on the other side now. It's what it is."

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[Esnaashari] Clippers players are legitimately shocked that Montrezl Harrell signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Anymore dumb questions? The Pelicans themselves didn ’ t want him playing so he didn ’ t get hurt. He obviously wanted to compete for a championship and who are you to doubt his motives.

Subsequently, the Big Man was also asked whether he would have liked to return to the Clippers himself. Harrell had the best season of his career in 2019/20, setting career highs on points (18.6) and rebounds (7.1). In the playoffs he could not confirm his form from the regular season.

"If you've been in one place long enough, you'll always feel like you want to stay there and keep growing," replied Harrell. "So of course I still have a lot of respect for the people and the organization. But when it comes to whether they wanted me back, it obviously doesn't look like that, does it?"

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Harrell went on to say that the move to the Lakers was a "business decision", especially since he had a player option for the second year and could therefore test the market again in 2021 . The fact that he, like the two Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis, is represented by Rich Paul, had no influence.

"It had no effect on my decision because at the end of the day it doesn't affect either of their lives or circumstances," said Harrell. "I have my own family to worry about, so my choice was my choice."

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