Golden State Warriors: 5 Win-Now trades to contend for a title

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5. LA Clippers

This deal is one that fits under the Golden State Warriors’ $9 million DPE – but would likely take a few assets to pull off. As a result, the Dubs will toss in Kevon Looney and Jordan Poole to acquire one of the best sixth men in basketball.

Lou Williams has led the league in scoring off the bench multiple times and is ready to compete at a high level. The 34-year-old veteran has seen it all and can provide a spark with the second unit behind Stephen Curry.

One reason the LA Clippers might part ways with Williams is chemistry issues. Something is wrong in LA – and many believe Montrezl Harrell and Williams are the roots of the problem. It doesn’t help that the Clippers have no vocal leader to keep everyone in check.

As for the Warriors, I feel confident Draymond Green would hold Williams accountable. If anyone can get the most out of Williams, it’s the Dubs.