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Round 3 of the all-time favorite Clipper bracket

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Who is left in the sweet 16 of all-time Clippers? Vote now!

Houston Rockets v LA Clippers Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images

We’ve dropped three-quarters of the contenders for our all-time favorite LA Clippers bracket, with the new bracket looking like this, as things heat up for the third round. You can access an updated printable bracket right here.

Would you believe it, top seeds were not safe in the second round of our all-time favorite LA Clippers bracket, as readers prefer the new flavor of Kawhi Leonard to the Buffalo (Braves) style of Bob McAdoo, and Ron Harper to former running mate Charles Smith.

The upsets didn’t stop there, as Jamal Crawford also knocked out top pick Montrezl Harrell. While there are no No. 1 seeds left in our tournament, all of the No. 2 seeds are still alive, indicating an apparent curse of the top seed.

And here we go with the Sweet Sixteen!


Stars

LA Clippers v Golden State Warriors Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images

In the stars quadrant, even with the upsets the matchups are mighty tasty. Kawhi may be new to the team but he could give Blake Griffin a run for his money. Meanwhile, Sweet Lou is up against CP3, making it four heavyweights, just as you would expect.

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Stars Third Round

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  • 47%
    8. Kawhi Leonard
    (48 votes)
  • 52%
    5. Blake Griffin
    (53 votes)
101 votes total Vote Now

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Stars Third Round

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  • 32%
    11. Lou Williams
    (32 votes)
  • 67%
    2. Chris Paul
    (67 votes)
99 votes total Vote Now

Legends

Los Angeles Clippers v Sacramento Kings
Ron Harper is the higher seed against Bill Walton
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images

Bill Walton is the lowest seed left alive in our bracket, the big man going up against Ron Harper in one legends matchup. In the other one, one of the longest-tenured Clippers, Loy Vaught, takes on San Diego Clipper Terry Cummings.

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Legends third round

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  • 60%
    8. Ron Harper
    (59 votes)
  • 39%
    13. Bill Walton
    (38 votes)
97 votes total Vote Now

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Legends third round

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  • 55%
    6. Loy Vaught
    (54 votes)
  • 44%
    2. Terry Cummings
    (43 votes)
97 votes total Vote Now

The Ones That Got Away

Feature photo of Clippers rookie guard Eric Bledsoe.
Eric Bledsoe is the top seed left in The Ones That Got Away quadrant.
Photo by Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

In the most bittersweet of categories, four good ones from the 21st century survive. Two retired guys clash in one matchup, while two still active players square off in the other one.

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The Ones That Got Away Third Round

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  • 57%
    9. Shaun Livingston
    (56 votes)
  • 42%
    5. Quentin Richardson
    (42 votes)
98 votes total Vote Now

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The Ones That Got Away Third Round

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  • 64%
    3. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
    (63 votes)
  • 35%
    2. Eric Bledsoe
    (34 votes)
97 votes total Vote Now

The Best of the Rest

Los Angeles Clippers v Boston Celtics
Jamal Crawford is the lowest seed left in The Best of the Rest, but don’t count him out.
Photo by Chris Elise/Getty Images

Again there are no scrubs in this quadrant, and given this is the all-time favorite Clipper bracket, one of these guys could very easily progress much deeper and make a run at the title. To me, Sam Cassell vs. Corey Maggette has to be one of the hardest to call matchups left.

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The Best of the Rest Third Round

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  • 66%
    8. Jamal Crawford
    (66 votes)
  • 33%
    5. J.J. Redick
    (33 votes)
99 votes total Vote Now

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The Best of the Rest Third Round

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  • 53%
    3. Sam Cassell
    (52 votes)
  • 46%
    2. Corey Maggette
    (46 votes)
98 votes total Vote Now

Voting for the third round will last two days. Be sure to get your votes in, make your case or go over the upsets in the comments below, and be sure to get the Clippers fans in your life to vote in the latest round, too.