L.A. Clippers “Lob City” Ascension Comes Slowly

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The Los Angeles Clippers will always be defined as the second team in the nation’s second largest market. They share a home (Staples Center) with their NBA brethren Lakers and the Kings of the NHL.

Take a look at the banners and retired numbers displayed in the upper reaches of Staples: Lots of Lakers and Kings stuff, no Clippers stuff. Or go through the statue plaza at the main entrance. There are monuments to Laker legends Magic JOhnson, Chick Hearn, and Jerry West. The Kings have Wayne Gretzky in bronze; right by him is boxer Oscar de la Hoya.

The Clippers have……no one. That’s why you have to remember change comes slowly. With Chris Paul and Blake Griffin LAC has the best inside-outside combination in the game. But they also have a rough history to overcome.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Billups, Richardson, Carter, West, Odom

Our resident NBA nerd David Kay is on vacation this week; in a much warmer place. However, being out of the country hasn’t stopped him from being on top of the news. He’s got a lot to say on what’s been going on with the league this week.

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