Los Angeles Clippers Closing In On A Deal With Hedo Turkoglu

Hedo Turkoglu and the Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on a one-year, $1.4 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Turkoglu was a midseason acquisition for the Clippers last year after the Orlando Magic bought him out and waived him.

The Clippers most recently traded swingman Jared Dudley for a pair of players that they ended up waiving. Therefore, there is a void to fill on that Los Angeles bench, and it seems like the Clippers will retain Turkoglu to serve as a backup small forward for Matt Barnes.

At age 35, Turkoglu is nowhere near the player he once was with the Magic, but the Clippers saw some positives from the 14-year veteran, mainly his versatility on the defensive end.

In addition to Turkoglu, the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in a handful of other costless agents, including Ray Allen, Emeka Okafor, Andray Blatche, and Andrew Bynum.

The Los Angeles Clippers currently have 11 players on their roster so, even after signing Hedo Turkoglu, they are expected to make a few more moves. 

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