Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 11/16/12
I know Laker fans are probably reading this headline and shaking their heads. Yes, I know how many championships the Lakers have and how many the Clips have. No, I’m not using any banned substances. Yes, I have had a full night’s sleep. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul have transformed the Clippers from an L.A. afterthought to possibly the best team in the city. (Image credit: Sportige.com) I watched the Clips for the first time this season last week, when they played the Spurs. I was impressed by their speed, athleticism and, surprisingly, their poise. They dismantled the Spurs 106-84 and seemed to do it with ease. They beat the Lakers 105-95. And last night they beat the defending NBA champions, the Miami Heat, 107-100. This Clippers team is for real. The crazy thing is they don’t even have Grant Hill or Chauncey Billups back yet. Yeah, I know you’ll tell me they are old and blah blah blah. Hill has had nice seasons the past few, and Billups is still Mr. Big Shot. Furthermore, the Clips’
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