After over a month of inactivity, the ranking of every Clippers player of the 2010’s decade, this time focusing on more completely forgettable Clippers players of yore who made virtually no impact on the team before departing for greener pastures.

92. Darius Morris

Seasons Played: 1 (2013-2014)

Games Played: 10 (0 started)

Stats: 0.9 points, 0.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.2 steals in 5.4 minutes per game on 30.8/0/50 shooting

The Lowdown: The Clippers signed Morris in early January 2014 after Chris Paul suffered a separated shoulder. Darren Collison was a fine fill-in starter, but the Clippers needed a backup, and Morris fit the bill after 12 solid games earlier in the season with the Clippers. Unfortunately, while Morris brought some energy and a steady-enough hand at point, his complete inability to shoot or score damaged the Clippers’ offense while he was running the show. With Chris Paul on the mend, the Clippers determined they would not need Morris’ services, and began the search for a new third-string point guard. Morris made no memories with the Clippers, and fans of his from Michigan probably will remember his NBA career during his days on the Lakers or Nets, not the Clips.

91. Courtney Fortson

Seasons Played: 1 (2011-2012)

Games Played: 4 (0 started)

Stats: 4.3 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 11.5 minutes per game on 41.7/25/66.7 shooting

The Lowdown: The Clippers signed Courtney in training camp, where he won the admiration of fans due his flowing locks and energy on the court. They waived him before the start of the regular season, but brought him back in early January on a 10-day contract as both superstar Chris Paul and key 6th man Mo Williams were out due to injury. With two point guards out, Fortson was pressed into service behind Chauncy Billups, and received real minutes for a week-long stretch. His biggest performance was in a massacre at the hands of the Jazz, where Fortson scored 13 points in 23 minutes on 5-10 shooting. However, as the Clippers healed, their need for Courtney diminished, and his next 10 day was not picked up. While his career with the Clips was short, his energy lives on in the CBA, where he was the 2018 MVP.

90. Lester Hudson

Seasons Played: 1 (2014-2015)

Games Played: 5 (0 started)

Stats: 3.6 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 1.2 steals in 11.2 minutes per game on 42.9/50/75 shooting

The Lowdown: Lester Hudson was signed down the stretch of the 2015 season on a 10 day contract as one of the Clippers’ myriad attempts at a third-string point guard behind Chris Paul. Hudson impressed in his few appearances, with strong shooting numbers and low turnovers. Unlike many players discussed so far, Hudson made it to the Clippers playoff roster (they picked him up for the rest of the season) and actually appeared in a handful of games in garbage time. However, while he didn’t make any glaring mistakes, a 30-year-old reserve point guard was not in the Clippers’ long term plans, and they waived him that summer.

89. Travis Leslie

Seasons Played: 1 (2011-2012)

Games Played: 10 (0 started)

Stats: 1.4 points, 0.9 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.2 steals in 4.5 minutes per game on 5/14 FG and 4/9 FT shooting

The Lowdown: Travis Leslie was a second-round pick of the Clippers in 2011 (47th overall) out of the University of Georgia, along with teammate Trey Thompkins. Leslie’s size and athleticism had Clippers’ fans drooling over the prospect of his thunderous dunks joining those of Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. However, any thought of Leslie getting real minutes faded with the arrival of Chris Paul and playoff expectations. Leslie spent most of the year in the D-League, and all his NBA minutes came in garbage time. He was waived by the Clippers at the end of the 2012 training camp, and has spent the rest of his career in the D-League and Europe. It’s unfortunate that Leslie’s athleticism never came to fruition at the NBA level, because he would have been an exciting player to watch.

88. Solomon Jones

Seasons Played: 1 (2011-2012)

Games Played: 10 (0 started)

Stats: 0.6 points, 1.7 rebounds, 0.2 assists, and 0.5 blocks in 9.6 minutes per game on 1/8 FG and 4/5 FT shooting

The Lowdown: Solomon Jones was signed by the Clippers in January of 2012 shortly into the first Lob City season, which started at Christmas due to the lockout. At the time, Jones was coming off five seasons of being a below replacement level big man for decent Hawks and Pacers teams. Still in his prime at age 27, there might have been some thinking that Jones would be a cheap 3rd center who could provide 10 minutes in a pinch as a big body around the rim. However, while his defense was fine, his ineffectual offensive performance (he shot 1-8 from the field in 96 minutes) made him virtually unplayable, and he was cut a month later. Jones made three more short stops in the NBA before bouncing for good, but his impression on the Clips was nil. Still, at least he was less disappointing than some of the younger players like Morris or Leslie.

87. Maalik Wayns

Seasons Played: 2 (2012-2014)

Games Played: 8 (0 started)

Stats: 2.8 points, 0.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 0.6 steals in 5.8 minutes per game on 44.4/33.3/100 shooting

The Lowdown: Wayns is the first player in this section to be on the Clippers for more than a single season, and that’s why he’s this high at all. Wayns was signed to a 10-day contract down the stretch of the 2013 season in one of the Clippers’ endless quests to find a 3rd string point guard, and the Clippers liked him enough to give him another 10-day before signing him for the rest of the season. The Lob City stars (especially Chris Paul) liked Wayns in the locker room and the practice court, so he stuck around into the start of the 2014 season. However, he barely played, and was eventually waived in January 2014 when the Clippers had an injury that needed a real replacement (Darius Morris!). In the handful of games that he did play, Wayns seemed to be a steady enough point guard, and it’s a bit of a shame he never got another chance in the NBA.

86. Sean Kilpatrick

Seasons Played: 1 (2017-2018)

Games Played: 4 (0 started)

Stats: 4.8 points, 0.5 rebounds, and 0.8 assists in 9.5 minutes per game on 38.9/42.9/100 shooting

The Lowdown: Sean Kilpatrick’s stint with the Clippers was fairly recent, taking place at the tail end of the 2018 season in March. The Clippers were short on guards, as key two-way players like CJ Williams and Tyrone Wallace had run out of their allotted NBA games, and Kilpatrick had recently been waived by the Bucks. He appeared in four games, only played real minutes in two of them, and only made an impact in one. However, in that lone game, he probably shone brighter than any previous player on this list, as he hit 5-10 shots, 3-6 threes, and 2 free throws in a losing effort against Minnesota. That night, brief Kilpatrick fever hit Clippers fandom, as many fans shortly fell in love with Kilpatrick’s ability to get buckets. Unfortunately, it was not to be, and the Clippers let his second 10-day contract expire. Kilpatrick went on to have a short (but glorious) stint with the Bulls before bouncing out of the NBA and heading overseas, where he helped European powerhouse Panathinaikos win two Greek League Championships. Keep getting buckets, Sean.

Coming soon: entries about ranking Clippers you might actually remember. After that, rankings of Clippers you could actually have fondness for.

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