Last season the Los Angeles Clippers made the playoffs for the first time since 2006. Though the season may have been considered a success in Clipperland, it ended abruptly with a four game sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs.
Fast forward to the 2012-2013 season and expectations are as high as ever.
The Clippers brought in quality players in Jamal Crawford, Grant Hill and Lamar Odom. Chauncey Billups decided to re-sign and the Clippers added depth behind DeAndre Jordan.
Regardless of who their Staples Center co-tenants acquired this summer, this Clipper team is as loaded as ever.
However, in talent on paper is a far cry from wins on paper. The Clippers are embarking on a long and grueling season that will see them attempt to meet a plethora of expectations. Which ones are realistic and which are fantasy? Read on to find out the top ten realistic expectations for the Clippers this season.