But a growing number of Clippers fans are finding it cool to follow this young, athletic, improving team for a lot of reasons, such as: The Clippers are exciting and interesting and fun — yet also affordable.
And now they are also still viable at a time of year foreign to Clippers fans: the playoffs.
If you had wanted to, at the last minute, acquire a reasonably good ticket on StubHub for the Clippers' Game 6 playoff game at Staples Center Friday against the Memphis Grizzlies, you would not have had to break the bank. Two tickets, below the suites, $100 apiece.
Now switch the scenario. It's Game 6 of a first-round series with the Lakers vs. whomever. Last-minute tickets? Expect to pay at least three to four times as much.