Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Turns Lakers Locker Room Into Private Lounge
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The Los Angeles Lakers may not be in the playoffs for the second straight season, but the Staples Center is still as busy as ever during the postseason. The Los Angeles Clippers have home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs against the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and got off to a good start with a solid Game 1 victory.

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In attendance for the Clippers win over the Spurs on Sunday was new owner Steve Ballmer. The flamboyant owner was sitting behind one of the baskets cheering on his team in the only way he knows how, via Vine:

Along with his head nearing exploding behind the basket, Ballmer chose to turn the Lakers’ locker room in an owner’s lounge, according to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times:

With the majority of Lakers fans not all that fond of the Clippers franchise, it’d be safe to say this won’t sit well with the purple and gold faithful.

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