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Clipper Darrell willing to share No. 1 fan title with Shelly Sterling
Clipper Darrell willing to share No. 1 fan title with Shelly Sterling

This could get confusing. The Clippers have a new No. 1 fan, even though their top devotee never left. Fortunately, super-fan Darrell Bailey, a.k.a. Clipper Darrell, is not possessive when it comes to titles. “Being anybody’s No. 1 fan is earned, not given,” Bailey said in a phone interview with The Times on Tuesday, when asked about erstwhile owner Shelly Sterling’s self-ascribed designation as “Clippers No. 1 fan” that came as part of her sale of the team to billionaire Steve Ballmer. “But it doesn’t even bother me, man. If Shelly wants to be the No. 1 fan, I’ve got 40 [Clippers] suits, so I’ll give her one and let’s...

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