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Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too
Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too

It was 2 1/2 hours before tipoff Thursday night and new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer couldn't seem to keep still, his excitement evident ahead of his team's game against Oklahoma City. It was Ballmer's first regular-season game since he spent $2 billion to buy the Clippers from Donald Sterling, who was forced by the NBA to sell the team because of racially insensitive comments. After the Clippers escaped with a 93-90 victory over the Thunder at Staples Center, a tense game that came down to the final seconds, Ballmer signed autographs for fans. Chris Paul (22 points) had a chance to give the Clippers a three-point lead, but he missed two free throws with 13.8 seconds...

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