Philosophical differences

Difficult season, history doesn't sway the Clippers' seeming sense of calm.

Updated: January 16, 2010, 2:41 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -- Aristotle

That quote from the Greek philosopher is pasted on the hallway leading from the Clippers' locker room to the Staples Center corridor. It's supposed to remind a team that has been anything but excellent that if it were to, you know, win, it might become habitual.

Problem is the only thing the Clippers have done repeatedly in recent years is lose players to injury and lose a lot of games. Aristotle ...

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