After trading away Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, it seems like the Los Angeles Clippers are looking to move on as quickly as possible. Just a couple of days ago they re-signed All-star forward, Blake Griffin, to a five-year deal and it looks like they're not ready to start rebuilding all over again. In the Chris Paul trade, the Clippers also received Patrick Beverley and Sam Dekker and the two of them, along with Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, will be enough for the Clippers to stay relevant next season. On Wednesday, ESPN reported that the Clippers have acquired another player that will help them compete in the Western Conference next season.

Gallinari headed to Los Angeles

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the Los Angeles Clippers have signed Danilo Gallinari. According to ESPN, Gallinari will sign a three-year deal with the Clippers worth around $65 million. Gallinari ended up in Los Angeles as part of a three-team sign-and-trade deal that included the Clippers, the Nuggets, and the Atlanta Hawks.

Gallinari was originally drafted by the New York Knicks as the sixth overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft.

He spent the past five seasons of his career playing for the Denver Nuggets, and his best season was during the 2015/2016 campaign when he averaged 19.5 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Last season with the Nuggets, Gallinari averaged 18.2 points per game while shooting nearly 39% from the three-point line. He is a solid rebounder and a great shooter at his position, and he will be paired with Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan in the Clippers' frontcourt next season.

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Gallinari will help them with floor-spacing as he is a great three-point shooter, and the Clippers are hoping he will fit well with their fast-paced playing style. In this three-team deal that sent Gallinari to Los Angeles, the Clippers parted ways with Jamal Crawford as he ended up with the Atlanta Hawks.

Patterson leaves Toronto after four seasons

After getting Paul George via trade from the Indiana Pacers, the Oklahoma City Thunder continue to improve their roster this summer.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday that Patrick Patterson is the latest Thunder acquisition. Patterson was a free-agent this summer, and it is reported that he signed a three-year, $16 million contract with the Thunder. Reportedly, the deal has a player option for the third year and he will be able to opt-out of the final year.

Patterson played with the Toronto Raptors the previous four seasons, and last season he averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game with the Raptors.

He is a solid three-point shooter and the Thunder will look for him to space the floor on the offensive end with his shooting. During the 2016/2017 season, Patterson shot 37% from behind the arc.

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