Chris Kaman Rips Clippers Owner, Nick Young Calls Them Lakers’ ‘Little Brother’

Gee whiz, it sure is painful atop the NBA's Pacific Division.

Chris Paul's Los Angeles Clippers are coming off their first-ever division title and a franchise-best 56 wins, but the Los Angeles Lakers won't let them play on without a fight—or an overabundance of harsh words.

Chris Kaman and Nick Young, who both previously played for the Clippers, are doing their best to take their Staples Center adversary down a peg or six. 

"I respect what they’re doing and what they’ve done, but still, they’re nothing like the Lakers,” Kaman said of the Clippers, per the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan. “You look up here at all the championships. They’re never going to have that. It’s never going to happen. I don’t see it."

Technically, the Clippers cannot see it either. Those championship banners, I mean. They've decided to cover up the Lakers' symbolic drapes when they play their home games, but you get the point.

Kaman, who spent eight seasons with the Clippers, did commend them for their recent resurgence, though he wasn't too kind to owner Donald Sterling in the process.

"Before, the owner, Donald Sterling, didn’t care about winning,” Kaman said, via Bresnahan. “He cared about sharing that luxury money."

Few people would disagree, especially after learning from Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski that Sterling nearly vetoed the trade for J.J. Redick over the summer.

Young doesn't exactly share Kaman's feelings of discontent, but he's been quick to put the Clippers in what he feels is their rightful place—below the Lakers.

"It was fun. I’m not going to lie. I enjoyed it," Young said, per the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina. "But the feeling of being a Laker is much different. The atmosphere is crazy and the fans are better. The Clippers are like our l...

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