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Clippers get love from NBA general managers in survey

October 22, 2013|By Broderick Turner
  • Chris Paul was voted best point guard in the league in an anonymous survey of NBA general managers conducted by
Chris Paul was voted best point guard in the league in an anonymous survey… (Isaac Brekken / Associated…)

When released its annual general managers’ survey Tuesday, there were several interesting items regarding the Clippers.

The Clippers appear to have garnered one vote to win the NBA championship. Asked to predict who would win the title, the GMs made the two-time defending champion Miami Heat the favorite with 75.9% of the vote. Indiana and San Antonio tied for second with 6.9% each, and the Clippers, Chicago and Oklahoma City were listed as "also receiving votes."

On the question of who would win the Western Conference, the Clippers got 20% of the GMs' votes, behind San Antonio (40%) and Oklahoma City (36.7%).

The Clippers were picked as repeat winners of the Pacific Division with 89.7% of the votes.

Chris Paul was voted the NBA’s best point guard with 70% of the votes, and also was listed as having received a vote for league MVP. And Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was considered the second-best NBA coach with 10.3% of the votes; San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich was the runaway winner with 75.9%.


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