This guy from 2004
What seals it? Is it loyalty to your colors and to the only owner you've ever known? Is it the $30 million difference between the two offers? Is it the chance to prove that the Lakers were your team all along, Shaq be damned?
It is just this one thing: We're talking about the Clippers. In other words, what the hell are we talking about?
You do not play for the Clippers. Not by choice. Not ever. They are the damned. They carry the virus of doom. You can sympathize with them, but you cannot save them. If you get too close, they will ruin you, even if you're Kobe Bryant, sure Hall of Famer.