Hello there, everyone. I know some of you on a deep level as I’ve exchanged many tweets, texts, or emails with you on a darn near daily basis. But for those who don’t know me, I have written on this great site for several years now. Steve Perrin gave me a platform to express my thoughts, opinions, and concerns over the years, and everyone read them, commented on them, and gave valuable insight that has helped mold me into a better person today than I was several years ago. I can’t thank you all enough.
Recently, I’ve had to tone back my work rate on here due to various reasons, and those reasons have now taken on a larger role that leave me unable to contribute on here at all. I want to say that I am deeply sorry for being unable to make it to the end of the season, which was my original intention, and I do feel like I let some of you down. So, for that, I apologize. But I do want to thank you all for giving me the time of day to grace you with words on the Los Angeles Clippers. You have no idea how much it meant, and still means, to me.
I thank Steve for giving me the ability to grow on the site from a small role into the larger one that I had last season, and I thank Lucas Hann for giving me an even larger role this year on the staff in order to keep the site running smoothly after Steve’s retirement. Words cannot express how appreciative I am of their support, understanding, and grace throughout the years. I also want to thank the longtime members of the site, even those I have had stern disagreements with in the past. We’re all still Clippers fans, and at least we’ll always have that bond. We might not have always seen eye-to-eye, but I still respect you all and love how much of an imprint you all have on here.
To the other writers on the staff that I’ve interacted with time and time again whether on here or through other means, I want to thank you all for treating me with respect and dignity as a co-worker. A lot of you will always be close friends of mine, and I truly love you all. I wouldn’t be where I am now without you. I hope you all pick up the ball and keep this site churning out great content that I know you all are capable of doing. This is a place of support, and you have it. I believe in you.
To the community, we have had our ups and downs but I know how valuable you all are. You’re the heartbeat that gave us life. Without you commenting and reading we wouldn’t be here today. So, thank you. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for every click, every comment, and every share that you gave our articles. Not even just my articles, but the articles of those who wrote them in general. It is truly fantastic, and I thank each and every one of you.
As always, treat each other with respect and dignity for we are a family that has endured the lowest lows and some of the highest highs. We should always be there for one another, and I know you all will continue doing so. I just wanted to write this as an appreciation of all you have given me. So, once again, thank you so very much. I’ll see you all around. And, as always, go Clippers!