You pick: Lakers or Clippers?

A roundtable of ESPN writers discuss which team is in the better position now

Updated: December 20, 2011, 8:53 AM ET
By ESPNLosAngeles.com

Did one week change everything?

When the Los Angeles Clippers were able to complete a trade for Chris Paul -- a trade the Los Angeles Lakers were denied -- the city was abuzz with the rise of its "other" NBA team. Suddenly, the once-dormant Clips packed enough offensive potential to propel them past their across-the-hall nemesis.

But, the Lakers are still the Lakers, with 16 championships under their belt and the financial wherewithal to contend perennially -- not to mention one ...

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