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Harry Giles agrees to non-guaranteed training camp deal with Clippers

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PORTLAND, OREGON - MAY 08: Harry Giles III #4 of the Portland Trail Blazers in action against the San Antonio Spurs at Moda Center on May 08, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

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Harry Giles will get his chance to be the third center on the Los Angeles Clippers this season.

Giles agreed to a non-guaranteed to come to the Clippers training camp, a story broken by Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Portland gave the former top high school prospect (who had knee issues back then) and No. 20 draft pick a shot last season, and he got in 38 games for them, averaging 2.8 points and 3.5 rebounds a night.

The Clippers have Ivica Zubac and Serge Ibaka at center, but health is a concern for both of them (Zubac missed time with a sprained MCL last season, and Ibaka needed back surgery). Los Angeles would be wise to carry a third center, but it is clearly not sold Giles can be that guy, hence the non-guaranteed contract. The Clippers have 14 roster spots locked in, they can carry one more into the season, but Giles will need to earn that spot.