Originally posted on Beer Mug Sports  |  Last updated 12/16/11

While the Clippers seem hot at the moment after aquiring CP3 and having a ton of talent in Blake Griffin, this isn't the first time they looked like they where ready to turn it around, only to have things crumble apart for the step-child of LA basketball. Check out this song by Ryan Parker that highlights the team's low-lights.

And here is the BeerMug breakdown of the just how ****** the Clips have been in the draft since the lotto started in 1985:

Benoit Benjamin is an Draft Bust O.G. 1985: Clips pick Benoit Benjamin, C, Creighton (3rd overall) - Could've had: Karl Malone.

1986: Clips traded thier first rounder to Cleveland for Kobe's dad Jellybean Bryant. The Cavs took Brad Daugherty with the pick.

1987: Clips pick Reggie Williams, G/F, Georgetown (4th) - Could've had: Scottie Pippen.

1988: Clips pick Danny Manning, F, Kansas (1st) - Could've had: Mitch Richmond.

1989: Clips pick Danny Ferry, F, Duke (2nd) - Could've had: Glen Rice.

1990: Clips pick Bo Kimble, G, Loyola Marymount (8th) - Could've had: Toni Kukoc.

1991: Clips trade the ninth pick to Hawks for Doc Rivers. Hawks select Stacey Augmon it.

The Candy Man Couldn't!1992: No lottery pick.

1993: No lottery pick.

1994: Lamond Murray, F, Cal (7th) - Could've had Eddie Jones.

1995: Clips pick Antonio McDyess, F, Alabama (2nd). Then trade him ans Randy Woods to Nuggets for Rodney Rogers and the rights to Brent Barry (15th pick).

1996: Clips pick Lorenzen Wright, F/C, Memphis (7th) - Could've had Kobe ******* Bryant.

1997: No lottery pick.

1998: Clips pick Michael Olowokandi, C, Pacific (1st) - Could've had Dirk Nowitzki.

1999: Clips pick Lamar Odom, F, Rhode Island (4th) - Couldv'e had Shawn Marion.

2000: Clips pick Darius Miles, F, East Saint Louis (Ill.) High School (3rd) and Keyon Dooling, G, Missouri (10th) - Could've had Michael Redd.

2001: Clips pick Tyson Chandler, C, Dominguez High School, Compton, Calif. (2nd) and trade him to Bulls for Elton Brand. They could've had Pau Gasol

2002: Clips pick Chris Wilcox, F, Maryland (8th) and Melvin Ely, C, Fresno State (12th) - They could've picked Tayshaun Prince and Carlos Boozer.

"**** the dress code! Lets lose every game!"2003: Clips pick Chris Kaman, C, Central Michigan (6th) - Could've had David West.

2004: Clips pick Shaun Livingston, G, Peoria (Ill.) Central High School (3rd) - They couldv'e had Devin Harris

2005: Clips pick Yaroslav Korolev, F, Russia (12th) - Could've had Danny Granger.

2006: Clips make the Playoffs!! No lottery pick!

2007: Clips pick Al Thornton, F, Florida State (14th)

2008: Clips pick Eric Gordon, G, Indiana (7th).

2010: Clips pick Blake Griffin, F, Oklahoma (1st).

2011: New Hornets scrub Al-Farouq Aminu!

This pic of Shaun Livingston's knee sums up the Clippers' existence

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