Prior to this season, there wasn’t much of a rivalry between the Lakers and Clippers. Both teams are from Los Angeles and play in the same arena, but the Clippers were always horrible.
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Do Clippers have right to demand control of message, revenue cut if Darrell is profiting from being fan of team?
When people learned the Clippers had asked their most notable fan, Darrell Bailey, to drop “Clipper” from his nickname, there was a great deal of outrage.
When news first came out that the Clippers wanted Clipper Darrell to drop “Clipper” from his nickname, many people were outraged.
Before Blake Griffin, before Chris Paul, before “Lob City,” there was “Clipper Darrell.” But now, the team is making its most recognizable fan drop his nickname.
If you ask me, the Clippers have come together quicker than expected. Once they acquired Chris Paul, you knew people were going to start paying attention to that other team in Los Angeles.
When he first learned the Clippers acquired Chris Paul in a trade, Blake Griffin was so excited he said it was going to be “lob city.
In years prior, if a group of fans chanted “Beat L.A.” at the Clippers you would probably laugh. Obviously your team is going to beat L.A.
The Clippers are recognized as one of the biggest jokes of a franchise in sports.