Thefirst came into existence as the Buffalo Braves in 1970. The Braves were one of three expansion franchises to join the NBA that year (the Portland Trail Blazers and the were the other two), as the league dueled with the upstart American Basketball Association for prominence. After struggling through their first few campaigns, the Braves soon found playoff success under the coaching of the legendary Dr. Jack Ramsay and high scoring Bob McAdoo. Unfortunately, drastic changes in the organization's ownership during the 1976-77 season threw the team into a tailspin, resulting in back-to-back losing seasons. Following a proposal by then-NBA attorney David Stern, the Braves were allowed to leave Buffalo after the 1977-78 season for San Diego. The deal was a complicated one, as Buffalo Braves owner John Y. Brown traded places with Boston Celtics owner Irv Levin. Levin, a California businessman, was unhappy in Boston and relished the opportunity to own a team in his home state. Levin immediately renamed the club the Clippers due to San Diego's bustling harbor and seaside locale. Under Levin, the Clippers posted respectable records, but could not seem to reach the playoffs due to a loaded Western Conference. In the Clippers' first San Diego season, their 43 victories were impressive, but just shy of playoff caliber. That year, six Western Conference playoff teams tallied at least 45 victories. After missing the playoffs for the third straight year, Clippers ownership again changed hands as Beverly Hills attorney and real estate mogul Donald T. Sterling purchased the team in June of 1981. Despite the play of new additions Tom Chambers and Terry Cummings, the Clippers continued to struggle in San Diego over the next few seasons. Injuries plagued the team and box office numbers plummeted. Finally, with attendance averaging fewer than 4,500 fans per game for the third consecutive season, Sterling moved the team north to Los Angeles in 1984. On November 1, 1984, the Los Angeles Clippers debuted at the Los Angeles Sports Arena with a 107-105 win over the . The arena became the team's home for the next fifteen seasons, during which the franchise snapped a playoff draught, hired NBA legend Elgin Baylor as Vice President of Basketball Operations, and landed 2 #1 overall draft picks in a 10 year span. The 1998-99 campaign marked the Clippers' final season at the L.A. Sports Arena as the team again changed addresses. In 1999-00, the franchise moved just up the street into the new state-of-the-art STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles. Since making the transition to STAPLES, the team has broken attendance records in each year of its residence and has added a crop of talented young players that have dazzled Los Angeles crowds.
The La clippers play at staples center with the La lakers and La kings
The lakers used to be in minnosota and moved to LA after the clippers had started. So the clippers are first
they both have la in there name but from beside that nothing besides that clippers rule
The schedules for the LA Clippers can be found online at their website, The Official Site of the Los Angeles Clippers. Schedules can also be found at StubHub
ummm i dont rememeber but their record wasnt good
Having been banned for life, Donald Sterling has no option but to sell the LA Clippers.
Before the Los Angeles Clippers moved to LA in 1985, they were the San Diego Clippers from 1979-1984 and the Buffalo Braves between 1971-1978.
The Los Angeles Clippers have never won an NBA Championship
They don't have an official mascot.
As of 2007: Los Angeles Clippers 952-1721 - .356 - 2673
The average home game attendance for the LA Clippers during the 2007 - 2008 season was 16,888 fans (19th in the league).
Obviously, because they are LA and LA is in CA.
LA Clippers or The Suns
A person can upgrade their tickets to Advantage, which will allow them to watch the LA Clippers practice and warmup before the game. There are no other open practice sessions available.
The LA Clippers is the same team that Buffalo Braves and San Diego Clippers with other city and name in the first case but is the same, so Randy Smith is the all time leading scorer with 12735 ponts like only the LA Clippers is Elton Brand with 9336
He's on the LA Clippers.
As of July 2013, it is not possible for the public to watch the LA Clippers practice. This is because of space constraints and because they wish to keep their signature moves and tactics private.
Jamal Crawford, LA Clippers
DeAndre Jordan- $736,420- LA Clippers
They play in Los Angeles CA
When they moved to San Diego they were named the clippers to represent the boating and sailing you can do off the coast of San Diego in the pacific ocean
they play in the same court, but they have their own logo that gets removed
they were originaly in san diego and there is a clipper ship there but they moved to la so they stuck with the name
The clipper have been in the nba for 25 years
yes but he was injured in 09 to 10 season
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