The Clippers-Kings Trade Features Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes, Sacramento Kings
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In the NBA, success is hard to come by. There’s simply too much talent n the league, and everyone wants to win.

The Los Angeles Clippers used to be all-too-familiar with that reality. As older readers will attest to, the Clippers used to be a laughing stock.

For a long time, opposing franchises could count on them to be among the league’s basement dwellers.

Lately, that’s changed. Realistically, it started with the Chris Paul/Blake Griffin Lob City era, and it hasn’t stopped. They’ll enter the 2022-23 season with nothing short of championship aspirations.

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Unfortunately, the Sacramento Kings haven’t enjoyed the same turnaround. In fact, they’re in the midst of a 16-year playoff drought. We’d hate to throw the phrase “laughing stock” around, but…

Hopefully, this trade makes them stronger in 2022-23.