There are a lot of reasons San Diegans should be rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers. I’ve also been known to encourage San Diegans to root for the Anaheim Ducks. These seem like healthier alternatives than ignoring all professional sports leagues that don’t have a team in San Diego County.
If you’ve adopted the Clippers and Ducks as your NBA and NHL teams, you’re in luck! Both are in the playoffs and neither is losing their first-round series. The Clippers lead the Warriors 2-1 in their series, while the Ducks are tied 2-2 with the Dallas Stars.
For all of the times that I’ve complained about San Diego’s sports “dead zone” and wished for an NBA and/or NHL team to come to town to save us from it, this is a great time of year to adopt your nearest professional basketball or hockey team and enjoy all of the fun and excitement of the playoffs (and dream about the San Diego Surfers, which is the name we’ve all agreed on for San Diego’s next professional sports franchise, right?).
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