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  • The Los Angeles Clippers first came into existence as the Buffalo Braves in 1970. They were moved to San Diego for the 78-79 season under coach Irv Levin. Irv Levin renamed the club the Clipper's due to San Diego's bustling harbor and seaside locale. The team was moved to Los Angeles in 1984.
  • Los Angeles Clippers - A contest held when the team was based in San Diego (1978–1984) determined this nickname. It's said to pay tribute to the great sailing ships that passed through San Diego Bay. The team took the name to L.A. in 1984. The Los Angeles Clippers first came into existence as the Buffalo Braves in 1970.
  • Clippers were a type of sailing ship that were most notable for being fast. Fastness is an atribute that a basketball team would normally like to associate itself with.

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