Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Reasons They’ll Never Be “The Other L.A. Team”

Earlier this week, Tony Kornheiser asked Michael Wilbon, "Has the Blake Show replaced the Lake Show as the bigger attraction at the Staples Center?"  Shockingly, Wilbon said that the Clippers temporarily had indeed replaced the Lakers as the bigger attraction in Los Angeles.

WHAT?!? Look, I understand the recent emergence of Blake Griffin is unlike anything we've seen in the NBA since LeBron James entered the league seven years ago.  He routinely dominates the Top 10 plays of the night on SportsCenter with his monster throw-down dunks.  

He is without a doubt the most exciting player in the NBA today and paired with shooting guard Eric Gordon, the Clippers now have a pair of legit All-Stars they can build their future around.  

Assuming Griffin doesn't bolt as a free agent in a couple years (probably not the best assumption), the Clippers could be back in the Western Conference playoffs as early as next season.

With all of that said, please, let's not get too carried away here, Mr. Wilbon. These are still the CLIPPERS we are talking about here.  Let's take a look at the top 10 reasons why the Lakers will never be the "other L.A. team."

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