5 Potential Clippers free agent targets with ties to Kawhi Leonard

These players are all upcoming free agents with some sort of connection to Kawhi Leonard.
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5. Patrick Beverley

And now for the most interesting name on our list. Patrick Beverley's NBA career has not been without controversy, but there is no denying his overall impact each time he steps on the court. Still one of the most agitating presences on the defensive side of the basketball, Pat Bev routinely bothers opposing offensive players while being a serviceable role player at the other end of the floor as well.

Last playing for the Clippers during the 2020-21 season, Beverley helped the team reach their first ever conference finals while playing right alongside Kawhi Leonard. Pat built his NBA career off the back of hard work, spending time in Greece and Russia playing pro ball before eventually making it to the NBA. He is a true "lunch pail" type player, and one that could provide a mental boost for this Clippers team.

Beverley's usage is gradually going down as he gets older, and he will be 36 in less than a month. But getting him in LA would be a cheap transaction for one, and for another, it could be nice to have another player from the 2021 playoff run back in the locker room who is willing and able to take younger guys under his wing.