It happened as soon as Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan found out that Chris Paul was coming to the Clippers. The momentum for it was as unstoppable as the train in that Denzel Washington movie I never saw.
Or so it seemed—and I'm not just talking about the movie.
A month later, the Clippers' new moniker has lost most of its luster.
Some say that the name is just lame.
Another segment of fans contend that there are other teams out there who are equally as capable in the alley-oop department.
The Lakers are saying, "Hello, did you forget who else plays in this city? We may go the entire season without converting a single lob!"
Whichever way you want to look at it, it seems that the Clippers—and my fantasy basketball team—are in need of a new nickname.
Let's take a peek at a few (not-so-serious) suggestions.