Whenever I start to write an article about the Clippers, especially one in which I'm making predictions, the first thing I do is remind myself that, regardless of their "potential" they always find a way to screw it up.
Therefore, I temper my hope, optimism, and predictions; saving myself later embarrassment.
However, going into this season, the Clippers have something we haven't had going into any other season- a bona-fide proven super-star.
Blake Griffin is the real deal. In his rookie season he not only put up staggering stats which the league hadn't seen in over a decade, but he dominated the paint in a manner I don't think we've seen since Karl Malone.
Thus, this year, as much as I try to contain my excitement and expectations, as much as I try to keep hope on lock down, I can't do it: this team is just too exciting.
I see big things.
Thus, here are 7 bold predictions for this year's Clippers: