Clippers fans will get a kick out of hilarious Lakers news

Kawhi Leonard, LeBron James, LA Clippers
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During the Los Angeles Lakers' run to the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament championship, an announcement was made that the team would not be hanging a banner if they did take home the first ever NBA cup. This decision from the LA Clippers' biggest rival was in line with the franchise's tradition of only hanging banners for NBA championships.

The news gave Lakers fans the opportunity to poke fun at the Clippers. Many were saying that the Clippers would definitely be hanging a banner if they had won, whereas the Lakers have higher standards.

But all these jokes from Laker fans were turned upside down with a new announcement on Monday. NBA insider Chris Haynes reported that the Lakers would in fact be hanging a championship banner for winning the In-Season Tournament, contrary to previous reports.

Clippers fans can get their Lakers jokes off with latest news

This is truly a hilarious moment for Clippers fans. After fans of the Lakers took pride in clowning the Clippers by flexing their championships and high standards for hanging banners, the Lakers turned around and invalidated all of their trash talk.

Now, Clippers fans can turn the tables and get their own jokes off. Winning the In-Season Tournament may still be a noteworthy accomplishment, but you can rest assured Lakers fans would be pounding their chests and claiming superiority if anyone else was hanging a banner for the same achievement.

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At the end of the day, this is just the latest chapter in the Clippers' rivalry with the Lakers. Both teams' fanbases will take any opportunity to take a dig at the other.