That's not an Earthquake in Los Angeles, that's the balance of power shifting.
For the longest time The Los Angeles Clippers have been an after-thought, playing second fiddle to their neighbours in the city, the decorated Lakers, steeped in history and championships. One of the greatest franchises in the history of sport. Media darlings, A list celebrities watching them on a nightly basis. Magic, Kareem, Wilt, Shaq, Kobe. The teams throughout the generations will be talked about forever.
Things are changing. Things have already changed.
Slowly but surely, the Clippers have turned it round. It hasn't been easy, they have made some bad decisions along the way but now the Clippers have a team that can genuinely challenge for an NBA championship. Something that the long suffering Clippers fans have never had before.
Franchises have defining moments and you can pinpoint three moments in the not-to-distant past that have transformed the Clippers into the force they are today.
1. Drafting Blake Griffin: