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The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-0 in the preseason after defeating Maccabi Ra'anana and the Portland Trail Blazers. 

Both games were played in Seattle, Washington.  

On Oct. 4, the team waived three players (Juwan Morgan, Michael Devoe and Lucas Williamson), and with the open roster spots, they have now signed two new players (Malik Fitts and Nate Darling) (h/t Hoops Rumors).

Last season, Fitts played in 15 games for the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz. 

He averaged 1.4 points and 1.1 rebounds per contest on 42.1% shooting from the field.

In addition to the regular season, he also played in nine NBA Playoff games for the Celtics this past season. 

During his rookie season, he played in three games for the Clippers (in 2021).

As for Darling, he played seven games last season for the Charlotte Hornets and averaged 1.3 points per contest. 

This time of the NBA calendar, teams make many transactions at the back end of the roster. 

For the players that don't make the 15-man roster, it's still an excellent opportunity to be with an NBA team during the preseason and then simultaneously go to the G League affiliate (with a potential bonus).

The Clippers will play two more preseason games against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets.

They will play their first regular season game on Oct. 20 when they play the Los Angeles Lakers (as the road team). 

Last season, the Clippers missed the NBA Playoffs after losing to the Timberwolves and New Orleans Pelicans in the play-in tournament.  

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