All-Time Greats: Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Patrick Beverley, Ivica Zubac, JaMychal Green, Rodney McGruder, Montrezl Harrell, Lou Williams, Landry Shamet and Maurice Harkless
Rivals: Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Clippers Tickets
The Los Angeles Clippers team was not, in fact, based in LA at all. In fact, it was initially founded as a team in Buffalo, N.Y., and the team was known as the Buffalo Braves in 1970. The Braves got switched out by the owner of the Boston Celtics in 1978, who wanted to own a team in his home state of California. The team relocated to San Diego in 1978 and got renamed as the San Diego Clippers. Then in 1984, the team relocated to Los Angeles through Donald Sterling and kept its nickname. It did rebrand itself as the LA Clippers, though. From 1984 through 1999, the LA Clippers played at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. In 1999, the team moved all of its home games to the Staples Center in Downtown LA. Despite the team's travels, the LA Clippers is loved in its new home, Los Angeles. The team's best players are adored by fans of the team. These players include Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Patrick Beverley, Ivica Zubac, JaMychal Green, Rodney McGruder, Montrezl Harrell, Lou Williams, Landry Shamet and Maurice Harkless. You can see all of them live at home games and away games in your local cities, and tickets are available at StubHub.
What was the Los Angeles Clippers’ record in 2018?
The 2018 record for the LA Clippers is 48-34 with the team finishing in eighth place in the NBA Western Conference.
Who are the career leaders of the Los Angeles Clippers?
The LA Clippers’ team leaders in their career include DeAndre Jordan for game wins, defensive rebounds, blocks and total rebounds. Randy Smith holds the record for his field goals and steals. Corey Maggette is known for his free throw attempts. Blake Griffin holds the record for turnovers.
Who is the head coach for the Los Angeles Clippers?
Doc Rivers, born Glenn Anton Rivers, is the head coach for the LA Clippers. Coach Rivers is from Chicago, Ill., where he started playing basketball. He played for Marquette University and entered the NBA starting with the Atlanta Hawks in 1983. After eight seasons with the Hawks, Coach Rivers continued to play for the NBA with the LA Clippers, New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs. Coach Rivers retired from playing in 1995-1996. Coach Rivers started coaching with the Orlando Magic and later for the Boston Celtics. Coach Rivers moved on from the Celtics and began coaching the Los Angeles Clippers but dealt with difficulty from the Clippers' owner Donald Sterling who made racist comments. During this time, Coach Rivers managed to score many victories for the LA Clippers, and he overcame the strife and odds and led the team into a great year. The Clippers went on to the playoffs in 2018-2019, earning Coach Rivers further recognition.
Where do the Los Angeles Clippers play their home games?
The LA Clippers team plays its home games at the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The Staples Center is not only known for hosting high-profile sports events but also major Hollywood entertainment events such as the Grammy Awards shows and concerts by Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Usher, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and a host of others.
Who are the rivals to the Los Angeles Clippers?
Naturally, the biggest rivalry between teams would be the one that is between the same city. The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers both share the same home city. Most of this rivalry is fueled by the fandom behind each team.Back to Top
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