Los Angeles Clippers
History & Past Standings

Office: 1111 S Figueroa St, Ste 1100, Los Angeles 90015
Telephone & Fax:
(213) 742-7555
Web site:
www.nba.com/clippers
Home: Staples Center (Capacity: 19,060)
Affiliation: National Basketball Association (NBA) (Western Conference-Pacific Division)
Owner: Steve Ballmer (since August 2014)

Franchise History

  • Buffalo Braves 1970-1978
  • San Diego Clippers 1978-1984
  • Los Angeles Clippers 1984-present

No Retired Numbers

Historical Win/Loss Record (Regular Season)

Season Wins-Losses Percent
2015-2016 53-29 .646
2014-2015 56-26 .683
2013-2014 57-25 .695
2012-2013 56-26 .683
2011-2012 40-26 .606
2010-2011 32-50 .390
2009-2010 29-53 .354
2008-2009 19-63 .232
2007-2008 23-59 .280
2006-2007 40-42 .488
2005-2006 47-35 .573
2004-2005 37-45 .451
2003-2004 28-54 .341
2002-2003 27-55 .329
2001-2002 39-53 .476
2000-2001 31-51 .378
1999-2000 15-67 .183
1998-1999 9-41 .180
1997-1998 17-65 .207
1996-1997 36-46 .439
1995-1996 29-53 .354
1994-1995 17-65 .207
1993-1994 27-55 .329
1992-1993 41-41 .500
1991-1992 45-37 .549
1990-1991 31-51 .378
1989-1990 30-52 .366
1988-1989 21-61 .256
1987-1988 17-65 .207
1986-1987 12-70 .146
1985-1986 32-50 .390
1984-1985 31-51 .378
1983-1984 30-52 .366
1982-1983 25-57 .305
1981-1982 17-65 .207
1980-1981 36-46 .439
1979-1980 35-47 .427
1978-1979 43-39 .524
1977-1978 27-55 .329
1976-1977 30-52 .366
1975-1976 46-36 .561
1974-1975 49-33 .598
1973-1974 42-40 .512
1972-1973 21-61 .256
1971-1972 22-60 .268
1970-1971 22-60 .268

Source: National Basketball Association


In 2000, the Clippers hired Igor Kokoskov as a full-time assistant coach. Kokoskov became the first full-time non-American coach in NBA history. In 1999, Kokoskov, a native of Yugoslavia, had also become the first European to hold a full-time coaching position at an NCAA Division I college (University of Missouri). In 2004 Kokoskov was picked up as an assistant coach by the Detroit Pistons.


Additional Clippers history