The Los Angeles Clippers are a professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. They compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The Clippers share the Crypto.com Arena with the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was originally based in San Diego and moved to Los Angeles in 1984 under the ownership of Donald Sterling. The Clippers have had a mixed history, with only four playoff appearances in their first 27 seasons in Los Angeles. However, they have had some successful seasons in recent years, including four straight campaigns with at least 50 wins from 2012-2016. As of the 2023-2024 season, the Clippers are ranked third in the Pacific Division.