The Los Angeles Clippers Unlikely Attention

January 17th, 2011 by Jess Matthew Beltran Leave a reply »
Los Angeles will always be the home of the Lakers. A place synonymous with the NBA’s most storied franchise. However, it isn’t all about the purple and gold. The Los Angeles Clippers share the same arena, the same court, the same home town, but it seems they are treated differently, in L.A. they seem distant. There’s no one to blame, even a diehard Clippers fan could certainly fall out with the struggling franchise.

Baron Davis, Blake Griffin and the crew of misfits rely mostly on themselves. Even Donald Sterling the team’s owner started heckling Baron on some games. It’s always a struggle if you belong to a stereotypical organization. The series of bad luck continues to haunt the Clippers starting with the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1998 Michael Olowokandi, who was nothing more than his nickname: the “Kandi Man."  Then Blake Griffin who had to forego his rookie year last season because of a broken knee cap. The series of unfortunate events seems to stack pile after pile on the Clips. However, amidst all the losing skids and embarrassing losses they still found a common ground to work on—they play harder aga ...

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