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Q: When you took Earl Clark over Jrue Holiday at 14 was that partly because you thought you had Curry and didn’t want to draft two point guards? Steve Kerr: We liked Holiday a lot. We still had Nash, we had Goran Dragic who we loved and we had a potential thought we had a potential deal involving Curry. We didn’t know what was going to happen. And so you toss all that together, we were thinking, ‘Well, we could end up with four point guards. Do we take a guy and then just let it sort out later?’ That’s probably the right thing to do, just take the best player and sort it out later. San Jose Mercury-News

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For two days, the Cavaliers put on a full-court press trying to persuade 25-year-old free-agent forward Earl Clark to come to Cleveland. Rejecting interest from the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, Clark has agreed to a contract that will insert him into the middle of the Cavs' youth movement, a source told Sporting News. Clark gets a two-year, $9 million contract. Sporting News

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Here is the Lakers' plan if Dwight leaves: Keep Pau for final year of his deal. Use amnesty provision to cut Metta and save $30 million in luxury-tax payments. Re-sign Earl Clark if reasonable, sign someone else on the cheap and/or plug in Meeks or Blake to the starting lineup that will have two vacancies without Dwight and Metta but still Pau. Jordan Hill is the only other frontcourt player under contract right now. Sulia

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