Elton Brand wants these Clippers to stay together
It's a team and a season that has diluted any lingering notions of a Kobe Hangover.
Elton Brand can say so now, even on the brink of elimination, after a Game 3 that was heartbreaking and a Game 5 even rougher.
"I don't know if I ever really believed he was coming," Brand said of Kobe Bryant's near-defection to the Los Angeles Clippers in the free-agent summer of 2004. "He might have been just flirting with the neighbor a little bit."
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