Jason Terry says Kevin Durant's Warriors switch is good for the L.A. Clippers

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A game hasn't even been played in the 2016/17 NBA season but some people are already dubbing the Golden State Warriors champions-in-waiting. 

Having fallen to the Cleveland Cavaliers in game seven of the finals, the Dubs added Kevin Durant and now boast the first 'big four' in league history. Having won 73 games in a record-breaking regular season, the addition of a former MVP has left many people assuming the upcoming campaign is an open-and-shut case. 

However, not everybody is of that opinion and Jason Terry, who is still looking for a new team, believes Durant's move to the Bay Area can be good for the other Western Conference teams, especially the L.A. Clippers. 

He said: "The Clippers will never quite be that dark horse because of those big three they have with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan.

"But they won't be as high on the radar as Golden State, as San Antonio when we get ready to kick this thing off. All the attention is going to be on Kevin Durant.

"That's where the attention is going to be at, that's where the focus is at. That's what's going to allow the Clippers to fly under the radar, which they need to be."

Once again the west will be stacked full of talent but the L.A. franchise are one of the legitimate powerhouses. 

The Clippers were unlucky to suffer injuries to Paul and Griffin during their playoff series with the Portland TrailBlazers and a clash with Golden State unfortunately never materialised. The Warriors certainly are strong, but Doc Rivers and his players will hold serious aspirations of being competitive.

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