07:13 AM ET 10.29 | Not many players know the Clippers as well as Chris Kaman knows the Clippers. He spent eight seasons with them, an eternity among so many losing seasons (seven), but he was an All-Star in 2010 before being traded in the Chris Paul deal a year later. The Clippers dominated the Lakers last season, sweeping all four games by an average of 13 points, and became the basketball buzz of the town by adding Coach Doc Rivers during the off-season. It's a Clippers town now? Not according to Kaman. ... "I respect what they're doing and what they've done, but still, they're nothing like the Lakers," Kaman said Monday. "You look up here at all the championships. They're never going to have that. It's never going to happen. I don't see it. There's just something about the Lakers. The history behind everything."