Spencer Hawes has been traded to the Hornets.
Clippers vice president and head coach Doc Rivers said this summer is big for Spencer Hawes.
Spencer Hawes cracked double-digits for the first time in the playoffs on Tuesday, finishing Game 5 with 11 points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal in 20 minutes.
Spencer Hawes picked up another DNP-CD on Tuesday, his third in five playoff games.
Spencer Hawes has been putting in extra hours recently to work on his shot with shooting coach Bob Thate.
Spencer Hawes did not attempt any shots or free throws in 11 minutes off the Clippers' bench on Sunday.
Spencer Hawes logged just three minutes in his return to the bench on Sunday, where he handed out two assists, grabbed one rebound, and missed his only shot attempt.
With Blake Griffin back in action and starting, Spencer Hawes will return to the bench for Sunday's game vs. Houston.
Head coach Doc Rivers still believes that Spencer Hawes will turn things around soon.
Spencer Hawes played 18 minutes against the Mavs on Friday with four points, three rebounds, five assists and no turnovers on 2-of-8 from the field.
Spencer Hawes scored five points on 2-of-6 shooting (including a three) with one rebound, three assists and one steal in 23 minutes on Monday against the Wolves.
Spencer Hawes kept up his garbage play on Sunday, hitting just 2-of-6 of his shots for four points, to go with five rebounds, two assists and a block over 19 minutes of action.
Spencer Hawes continued to squander his opportunity with Blake Griffin (elbow) out, scoring eight points on 3-of-12 shooting (including two threes) with five rebounds and two blocks in 23 minutes on Monday against the Wolves.
Spencer Hawes finally mustered up a productive line on Sunday, scoring 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting, to go with nine rebounds, one assist, one steal, three blocks and one turnover through 23 minutes of action.