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Clippers Thriving Against All Odds

Associated Press

A $50 million practice facility, more competent management and a commitment to winning, combined with the perks that only L.A. can offer, is all but guaranteed to convince Paul to sign a long-term contract extension next summer. Yes, the Clippers have changed, with one very important exception: The signature on the checks. That remains the same.

The most embarrassing owner in the NBA is still in charge, which makes you wonder if Donald Sterling, in his own eccentric way, will find a way to screw this up.

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