Los Angeles Clippers Trade Marcus Camby for a Better Shot at LeBron James

February 17th, 2010 by Jose Salviati Leave a reply »
I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I fell for it.  I fell for the classic "bait and switch".

When I was offered the Featured Columnist position here at B/R for the Clippers I jumped at the chance.  The Clippers were on the verge of something special.  They had a great nucleus, a mixture of youth and veterans and a stud waiting in the wings.  That was the bait, and I bit.

Now I'm thrashing around with my lip on the hook trying to get away.

These Clippers are not what I signed up for.  Where is Blake Griffin?  Mike Dunleavy?  Marcus Camby?  Where is that team I signed up to follow that was going to play with passion and be at .500 by now?  These are not the Clippers anyone signed up to see.

I am a man of my word though and I will trudge forward.  Doing the best I can to make some sense of the madness and stench that now emanates from Clipperdom.

Do I sound bitter?

The recent road trip that essentially ended the Clippers playoff dreams left me disappointed.  Dunleavy's departure was no shock but it made me ponder.  Their lack of passion since all of the above infuriated me.  When I heard about the Camby deal, I admit ...

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