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1978-1984 San Diego Clippers

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Bill Walton San Diego ClippersNational Basketball Association (1978-1984)

Born: July 7, 1978 – The Buffalo Braves relocate to San Diego.
Moved: May 1984 (Los Angeles Clippers)

Arena: San Diego Sports Arena

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NBA Championships: None

 

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San Diego Clippers Shop

San Diego Clippers Knit Hat by Mitchell & Ness

The Curse: The Colorful & Chaotic History of the LA Clippers by Mick Minas

San Diego Clippers Memorabilia

 

Clippers Video

World B. Free lights up the L.A. Lakers for 46 points at the San Diego Sports Arena. October 12, 1979

 

In Memoriam

Original Clippers owner Irv Levin passed away March 20, 1996 at age 74.

Guard Phil Smith (Clippers ’80-’82) died of cancer on July 29, 2002. Smith was 50 years old.

Guard Randy Smith, who averaged 20.5 points for the 1978-79 Clips, suffered a fatal heart attack on June 4, 2009.

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