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Steve Ballmer isn’t interested in sharing LA with Lakers

The Lakers have been on a downswing over the past few years, and the Clippers have benefited as a result.New owner Steve Ballmer has said that the Clippers are LA’s team now, and whether he’s right or wrong, their record speaks for itself. The Clippers have been a playoff team, while the Lakers appear to be tanking for draft picks.For now, it’s been working, but the Lakers may soon...
Via The Sports Daily
July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer bothered by sharing town with Lakers

The Clippers have managed to surpass the Lakers in terms of success over the past few years, but they still remain the secondary team in Los Angeles behind the ever-popular Purple and Gold. Team owner Steve Ballmer, who bought the franchise three years ago, recently acknowledged that competing with the Lakers in LA is annoying.“When I walk around and people say, ‘Go Lakers!’, does...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer shoots down rumors of moving Clippers to Seattle

Many NBA fans agree that Seattle, once again, deserves a professional basketball team in the area, but don’t expect it to come at the expense of Los Angeles Clippers fans.While rumors had previously suggested that Clippers owner Steve Ballmer was interested in potentially moving the franchise from LA to Seattle, he made it clear to Business Insider on Thursday that it couldn’t be...
Via The Sports Daily
July 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers nearing agreement with city of Inglewood for new arena

An end may be in sight for the Los Angeles Clippers’ days of taking up residence in Staples Center.Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News reports on Wednesday that the Clippers are nearing an exclusive negotiating agreement with the city of Inglewood to build a new arena. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times adds that an announcement from the team confirming the news is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Clippers owner unveils new generation of NBA broadcasts

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is looking to change how we view NBA games. At the Code Conference, Ballmer previewed what Second Spectrum will look like.Mashable’s Pete Pachal shared the preview via Twitter. Pachal also added that the experience can be more tailor made to the individual viewer.“The animations and features could even be customized to the individual user...
Via Sportsnaut
May 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Ballmer looking into moving Clippers out of Staples Center?

Have the Los Angeles Clippers grown tired of sharing an arena with their in-city rivals? Clippers owner Steve Ballmer confirmed on Wednesday that the team has had preliminary discussions about building its own arena. There have been rumblings that the Clippers have begun scouting potential build sites and meeting with architects, and Ballmer was asked at a tech conference if there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Clippers’ new mascot signify a rebranding is coming?

The Los Angeles Clippers have been making a lot of changes the past couple of years. They got a new owner in 2014, new logo and uniforms in 2015 and now they have a new mascot. Team owner Steve Ballmer introduced Chuck the Condor at halftime of Monday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. The Clippers were one of four teams without a mascot, but they felt they needed one. It...
Via The Sports Daily
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers unveil new mascot, ‘Chuck the Condor’

The Los Angeles Clippers made quite a splash on social media after unveiling their new mascot during halftime of Monday night’s game against the Nets. If you thought “Chuck the Condor” was going to be cartoonish, you were right. And even that is an understatement, it seems. Chuck the Condor is the new LA Clippers mascot... Just revealed at halftime of tonight's game. pic.twitter...
Via The Sports Daily
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers unveil new logo

By Vincent Frank Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer appeared on Conan on Wednesday night to introduce the world to the team’s new logo. And the world might not be ready for this level of horribleness. Whatever they were going for here, it looks like the Clippers failed miserably. It’s a basketball with an oddly shaped “C” to stand for the team’s nickname with the city initials...
Via Sportsnaut
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer turned Lakers locker room into owner's lounge

By Steve DelVecchio The Los Angeles Clippers are free to do what they want with the Staples Center now that they have begun their playoff run and the Los Angeles Lakers are no longer playing, and Steve Ballmer is taking full advantage. The Clippers hosted the San Antonio Spurs for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on Sunday night. Ballmer, who purchased the team for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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