Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/29/12
The Los Angeles Clippers found a way to lose twice in the postseason. First came their second-round sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs earlier this month. Now they've decided to bring back head coach Vinny Del Negro for one more season. There are a multitude of reasons the Clippers might have chosen to pick up Del Negro's option for the 2012-13 season, a move they announced Tuesday night. Few seem good enough. Owner Donald Sterling's whims and needs are certain to play a prominent role in decision-making for a team that -- under his leadership -- has been besotted by failure, and Sterling is a fan of the head coach. Sterling's own less-than-stellar reputation among some in the NBA may also have made it more difficult to recruit the right big name to replace Del Negro. There's also the uncomfortable fact that general manager Neil Olshey got to announce Del Negro's return Tuesday night while fending off questions about his own reported attempts to get a job somewhere else...
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