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Why is LA Clippers called Lob City?

Why is LA Clippers called Lob City?

As mentioned before, Chris Paul’s arrival has turned the Clippers into a team defined by tons of lob passes followed by some unbelievable dunks. Thus the nickname Lob City.

When were the Clippers Lob City?

Aided by the “Lob City” lineup of Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, and Chris Paul, the team qualified for the playoffs in six consecutive seasons from 2012 to 2017 and won two consecutive division titles in 2013 and 2014, both firsts for the franchise.

What happened to the Lob City Clippers?

An incredible regular season team that was extremely fun to watch, but clearly they were never real competition, as they could never make the playoff run that so many expected them to. The official end of Lob City came when Chris Paul was sent to Houston in a massive trade that gave the Clippers a great haul in 2017.

Who was the original Lob City?

When Chris Paul joined Blake Griffin and Deandre Jordan in 2012 they immediately got labeled as “Lob City”. But long before them, in the ’90s there were the Seattle SuperSonics that were one of the most exciting teams of their era.

Why does LA have two NBA teams?

Until 1960, the city didn’t have a team. They only became a two-team city in 1984 when the Clips moved up the road from San Diego—in large part because Sterling grew up in LA. Sterling was a polarizing figure who has had articles and books written about his time running the team (poorly, I might add).

What is Lob City finisher?

Improves the chances of completing a successful alley-oop dunk/layup. Improves a player’s ability to successfully finish an alley-oop layup or dunk. The shot must be taken before the receiver lands.

What is the Lob City era?

The years of winning with Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan were called the Lob City era. Blake Griffin averaged 21.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. He had many highlight dunks. At one point in his time with the Clippers, there was a real fear amongst NBA players that they were going to get dunked on.

Where did the Clippers play before the Staples Center?

Move to Staples Center From 1994 to 1998, the Clippers played several games at Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, sharing the venue with the NHL’s Mighty Ducks and the Splash indoor soccer team. In 1999, the Clippers joined the Lakers and Los Angeles Kings in the new Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

Where do the LA Clippers play home games?

Staples Center, officially stylized as STAPLES Center, is a multi-purpose arena in Downtown Los Angeles and is the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Where is Shawn Kemp?

Kemp currently owns a part of Amber’s Kitchen on 1st Avenue in Seattle. He also controls an interest in several Seattle venues. Just recently in October 2020, Kemp opened a cannabis dispensary in Seattle named Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis.

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