Understanding Sports

What You Need to Know About the LA Clippers

If you’re a fan of basketball, chances are, you probably love the Los Angeles Clippers and how they’ve been performing so far this season. Naturally, as a fan, you would want to know how this team came to be. This team has been on quite a tough journey over the years but they seem to have done really well for themselves so far. They are part of basketball history and it’s only for you to want to know more about each of the players and the team itself. A little bit of a trivia wouldn’t hurt so maybe it’s time for some of that. With so much learning on your end, you would become an even bigger and better fan.

Facts you need to be aware of concerning the team are as follows:

This team has already had three names in total, having been called by other names two times before. The two different locations they represented before also coincided with the different names they had. They used to less popular than they are now having only recently gained a huge fan base in the last twenty years. For 40 plus yeas, the team has been based in LA and is known by the name of LA Clippers.

The one who first founded the team was a person named Paul Snyder.

It costs millions of dollars for this team to have the name that it has right now. This team has been owned by several people over the years, all of whom were millionaires. A basketball team owner is usually high profile and these people were no different.

It’s one of two teams in Los Angeles that has a huge fan base. Their most dedicated fans track their progress every season by actually flying to all of their games.

A player for another basketball team back in the 80’s was once hired as assistant coach for this team right around that time as well. This player/manager also made a name for himself several years ago so you can’t really say he was an ordinary person. He did well throughout his stint. The entire season has been so great so far, in fact, more and more fans are coming to watch it.

These guys have their own facility to practice in and you just can’t get any better than that when team play is concerned. It was through this that they became an even more formidable team as time went by.

They formed more than a hundred years and exist until now, more popular than ever. A person, a doctor, by the name of James Naismith, invented this team many years ago.

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