The Los Angeles Clippers head into the 2022-23 season as a popular pick to win it all.
Between the return of Kawhi Leonard and the depth the team possesses, they are extremely formidable on paper.
That being said – the Clippers have always struggled to win the hearts and minds of NBA fans. And this week was no exception.
A few days back, L.A.’s other team debuted their new uniforms:
Paul George and the LA Clippers unveil their 2022-23 Statement Edition jerseys and the Jordans to go with them.
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) September 29, 2022
The reactions came in quickly and mercilessly. Folks absolutely did not hold back:
We need to fire whoever has been in charge of jersey design for the past however many years. https://t.co/eLg1fHKjaz
— Sir-Hampton (@_sirhampton_) September 29, 2022
— (@GeoAintShit) September 29, 2022
— $tew (@Stew15k) September 29, 2022
Not feeling these
I just want a Knuckleheads throwback or the San Diego Bill Walton blues https://t.co/Tmp9yeoDsP pic.twitter.com/CoooDp1E4I
— Sonny Clip (@CalmDapperDon) September 29, 2022
@josh_ancheta 3 years of this jersey and they still havent fixed the fckn number font https://t.co/d8O9f5oSlC
— ptoughneigh montana (@grobinson_4) September 30, 2022
— Johnny (@thereal_jwj15) September 29, 2022
Fuck the Clippers jerseys https://t.co/Ry6OEtyelA
— Carlo Vicente Del Mundo (@CarloDelMundo1) September 30, 2022
We desperately need a red clippers jersey. https://t.co/wxnrjl2eNN
— Joshua (@JoshuaSaturday_) September 29, 2022
Uniform drama aside, this is going to be a big year for the Clippers. And everyone knows it. You can tell just from the way guys like Paul George are talking right now.
Leonard’s return, with him looking like the Incredible Hulk no less, means the excuses are done. This is a championship or bust campaign.
Saquon Barkley is playing at an MVP level on and off the field these days. https://t.co/7nfVbOK7jO
— Game 7 (@game7__) October 3, 2022
Can the Clippers finally deliver on the expectations that were set for them when Leonard and George first rolled into town a few years back?
Time will tell.
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