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Clipper Clippings - June 8, 2009

OK, some general Clipper news items, instead of the All-Griffin-all-the-time stuff. Los Angeles and STAPLES Center to host NBA All-Star 2011 - This was indeed the 'major announcement' from yesterday.  The last time the ASG was in LA in 2004, Baron Davis was on the East team representing the Hornets.  It would be nice to think there could be a player or two representing the LAC in 2011.

The Canadian Press: Lakers think they would've survived if Kobe bolted to another team
A "Kobe signed with the Clippers" counterfactual (focused on what might have become of the Lakers)

Oklahoma stars banished to bad situations |
Apparently Barry Tramel of the Oklahoman simply can't think of things to write if he's not pre-emptively bashing the Clippers.  He sees Griffin to the Clippers as another in a long series of unfair destinations for Oklahoma athletes.  This is the same guy who recommended that Blake Griffin's dad pull an Archie Manning last week.

There's a new blog in town
If you're tired of me and Kevin, check out the new FullyClips blog from the Fansided network.