Los Angeles Clippers: Top five point guards in franchise history

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3. Gary Grant

Gary Grant certainly was not as talented as DiGregorio was for his time, in fact, Grant did not even put up the same caliber numbers that the Italian point guard did. However, what Grant does have on his side is longevity, and that longevity has cemented his place within the all-time greats in Los Angeles Clippers’ history.

Grant played seven seasons for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1988 to 1995. In that time, Grant played in 446 games which stands as the ninth most by any player in franchise history. While Grant never really did have that fantastic of a season, he consistently produced for the Clippers which, over time, deserves recognition.

In his seven-year Clippers career, Grant averaged 8.7 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 rebounds. Grant’s best season in the league was his sophomore campaign in which he averaged a double-double with 13.1 points and 10.0 assists per game. Both of those would be career highs for Grant.

All-time, Grant is third in franchise history with 2810 assists and has the third most points in franchise history for point guards. If Grant were to have a short tenure, someone like Mark Jackson, who played fairly well in just two seasons, likely would have taken his place.

However, Grant showed loyalty to a pretty bad Clippers team and continued to produce for the team, even if it didn’t turn any heads. Because of his standing in the Clippers all-time leaders, he definitely deserves the number three spot.