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Report: Danny Ainge believes Clippers will win 65 games this season

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During an interview with Sports Illustrated (SI), Celtics' President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ainge, said that he believes the Clippers will win 65 games this season.

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Per Sports Illustrated:

"Listen, Doc did a great job for us and I'll always be grateful for what he's done," said Ainge. "But because we struggled in the first few years of Doc's tenure -- struggled mightily -- I think people sort of get it, and understand that it's not always the coach. Now Doc's going to a team that's going to win 65 games. They won [56] games last year with injuries; Chris Paul missed [12] games. They won 17 in a row, and [now] their team is better. It's upgraded significantly, in my opinion.