When the NBA’s Buffalo Braves moved to San Diego in 1978, the owners wanted to rebrand the team with a new nickname. They settled on Clippers, a popular type of ship during the 19th century. San Diego had been home to the Conquistadors/Sails of the ABA during the 1970s. Donald Sterling bought the Clippers during the 1981-82 season and relocated them to his native Los Angeles in 1984. He lost all respect in San Diego but kept the Clippers name.

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NBA Cares Breaks Ground on Green Schoolyard at Esperanza Elementary

The NBA Cares 75th Live, Learn or Play Initiative will provide Esperanza Elementary School with a green schoolyard; the refurbished yard will be done in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, NRDC, the Living Schoolyards Coalition, and the L.A. Neighborhood Land Trust. I need to read more from this story

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Edwards and McDaniels, Wolves’ youngest players, finished strong against Memphis

On a night their season ended to Memphis in a first-round series that went six games, the Timberwolves' two youngest players — and their two best Friday at Target Center — turned quickly to next season. Anthony Edwards postgame publicly invited his older teammates to get better with him this summer at a place appropriately…