The Clippers' new logo has gotten a less-than-stellar reaction from fans.
The new logo includes the color black in addition to team's previous colors of red, white and blue. Here's a shot of the new logo.
For reference: Here's the old one.
Times designer Allison Hong took a swing at designing alternative logos. See below.
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The Clippers will distribute T-shirts with the new logo to fans at more than 32 locations around Southern California on Thursday.
Clippers owner Steve Ballmer will be giving away T-shirts and cupcakes at Sprinkles Cupcakes in downtown Los Angeles at 10 a.m. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers and Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler will buy lunch for fans at Pink's Hot Dogs from noon to 1 p.m. Here's the schedule of some of the main giveaways.
Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, has wanted to rebrand the Clippers ever since he bought the team in August for $2 billion. He has said he plans to keep the Clippers namesake intact.