After watching Blake Griffin dunk on everyone in the NBA in 2010-11, Clipper fans are starting to get a little bit cocky.
When together with my Clipper buddies in Los Angeles, I'm beginning to hear chatter about the playoffs. Some fans have even gotten so caught up in it that they are talking about contending for a championship as well as bringing in A-listers like Chris Paul and Dwight Howard.
Is any of this possible?
Or is it a giant pipe dream concocted from sucking that thin air from the 300 level in Staples?
Well, I've decided to look at all the NBA champions of the past 20 years to see what attributes they've shared.
With this, myself and other Clipper fans, who obviously have no idea what a champion looks like, can begin to learn and assess our team for these prerequisite attributes and likelihood of ever attaining them under the Evil-King Donald Sterling.
Is it possible that the Clippers can win a title while owned by Donald Sterling?
Read on to see the 10 prerequisites required to become a champion and whether or not the Clippers meet those prerequisites or have a chance to with The Donald holding the purse strings.