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The Daily Clipper - Clippers vs. Spurs

Welcome to the NBA playoffs citizens! Here's a wrap up of what's the internetz are saying about this match up.

I want to see this at all times during this series!
I want to see this at all times during this series!
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Bad Seed: Spurs crash to No. 6 " NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith
VIDEO: Pelicans beat Spurs, drop San Antonio to No. 6 seed If the great philosopher Yogi Berra were on hand, he might have trotted out one of his classic lines: "It’s deja vu all over again.

Clippers vs. Spurs: Ric Bucher's Series Preview and Predictions | Bleacher Report
The latest NBA news, trade rumors, scores, live coverage, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more from Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Clippers a lot different since last Spurs series - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN
Three years after the Clippers and Spurs last met in the playoffs, Chris Paul believes L.A. is better suited for the matchup this time.

The Clippers are clearly trying to sandbag the Spurs | Project Spurs

Clippers’ Jordan Prepared If Spurs Send Him To Line Again " CBS Los Angeles
After DeAndre Jordan learned the Clippers had drawn the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, the Los Angeles center must have thought about just going straight to the free throw line.

BDL’s 2014-15 Playoff Previews: Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The Spurs will have to begin their title defense on the road, as the Clippers look to cash in on Chris Paul's killer season.

Clippers must knock out defending champion Spurs in playoffs' first round - LA Times
If the Clippers were to beat the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, they would still need 12 more victories to win an NBA title.

Despite Success Clippers Continue to Play Second Fiddle to Lakers - Forbes
The Lakers just finished their worst season in franchise history. That’s in 67 years of mostly glorious history spanning both the Minneapolis and Los Angeles eras. And it wasn’t pretty, actually more hideous than the 21-61 record indicates. The Clippers, having never cracked 50 wins prior to 2013 before going 56-26 [...]

Los Angeles Clippers playoff preview: It's put up or shut up time - SBNation.com
The Clippers enter the postseason playing their best, but everyone will forget that if they again fall short of the conference Finals.

Clippers Excited, Ready For Challenge Of Facing Spurs | Los Angeles Clippers
Rowan Kavner PLAYA VISTA, Calif. - A mixture of excitement and surprise set in for the Clippers as they watched the final games wrap up, cementing an unanticipated matchup against the defending champions. The likelihood the Clippers would draw the Spurs was minimal Wednesday night. In fact, only one scenario existed where they’d earn the No. 3 seed and have to play San Antonio. But the Clippers aren’t feeling sorry for themselves.

Clippers rewarded for 56-win season with first-round series with Spurs in playoffs
The Clippers won 14 of their last 15 games in the regular season and their reward is a first-round Western Conference playoffs matchup against the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs.

Clippers have nightmarish playoff history with Spurs - The Orange County Register
PLAYA VISTA – The jubilation had barely worn off when the Clippers arrived in San Antonio.

Clippers-Spurs could be a matchup for the ages, too bad it’s in the first round - The Washington Post
The two hottest teams in the NBA will square off in a first-round matchup that is loaded with star power.

Also check out Danielle's post on potential new LAC logo:

Finally, other than finding out who the Clippers would play in 1st round, we got this little gem:

Obviously, the Force is with us!!