The two players were received as they are, two of the main stars in the league, and with a spectacular mural dedicated to their figures. In their first official statements as players of the Clippers, both made it clear what their intention is and even threw some darts at the eternal rival, Los Angeles Lakers: "In recent years, and from the point of view of basketball, the Clippers have been better. "For his part, George indicated that his goal will not be to compete solely and exclusively against his neighbors:" We have our own identity and we are pursuing something else. We are not thinking about the 'Battle of Los Angeles', if not other more important things, "he added.