When the LA Clippers acquired Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, none of us knew what kind of year was in store. It’s a funny quirk of the human memory that we all remember where we were, what we were doing when the news of huge events first reaches us.
The LA Clippers can use the eight regular season games in Orlando to work on these three things. With the LA Clippers set to depart for Orlando on July 8, they will begin to prepare for their playoff run and hopeful championship.
Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images Lob City and Grit and Grind were ideal foils for one another during the early 2010s. The arrival of Chris Paul in 2011 immediately turned the Clippers into a perennial playoff team, and the beauty of being a perennial playoff team is that it creates the opportunity to have perennial playoff foes.
Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images The Clippers haven’t been immune to the challenges the league is facing. The NBA is set to descend on Orlando this week, with all 22 teams arriving between July 7 and July 9, but the mood heading into these pivotal dates has been more ominous than celebratory.
The LA Clippers got lucky that Landry Shamet’s COVID-19 diagnosis came early. When news broke that someone in the team’s traveling party had indeed tested positive for COVID-19, the LA Clippers acted quickly.
We suggest one trade the LA Clippers could make with the Cleveland Cavaliers. We close out our exploration of the Central Division by suggesting one trade for the LA Clippers to make with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
As the NBA heads towards resuming its season in Orlando, several players have wondered if the season will distract from the nationwide protesting of racial inequality and police brutality in response to George Floyd's death.
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Team apparently examining options. The LA Clippers have reportedly shut down their practice facility after a person associated with the team in some capacity tested positive for coronavirus.
A member of the LA Clippers traveling party has tested positive for COVID-19. As tweeted out by Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter, the LA Clippers group traveling to Orlando has been confirmed to have at least one positive COVID-19 test, and as a precaution, the practice facilities have been closed.
Doc Rivers says he expects all members of the LA Clippers to play in Orlando. Doc Rivers finally answered the question all of Clipper Nation had. On a media Zoom call on Wednesday, the LA Clippers head coach said he expects everyone on the roster to travel and play in Orlando.