Former ESPNer Bill Simmons, now with HBO, took to Twitter to express his views on the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team:
Chris Matyszczyk reports for CNET, “Simmons began kindly: ‘Steve Ballmer seems like a nice enough guy. Donald Sterling was one of the worst human being who ever owned a pro sports franchise.’ (Sterling is the former and little admired owner.)”
“Simmons continued: ‘With that said — since last summer, the Ballmer Clips have been just as much of disaster behind the scenes as the Sterling Clips were,’ Matyszczyk reports. “Simmons is clearly blessed with inside information. However, outside information already tells one that the team’s sudden pursuit of center DeAndre Jordan when he’d already agreed to join Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks had chaos at its core.”
Matyszczyk reports, Simmons [tweeted], ‘Ballmer has shown ZERO evidence that he knows what he’s doing. And it’s been the best kept secret in the NBA for 15-16 months… The Clips organization has been as dysfunctional as ever — not just the team but especially off the court. It’s a laundry list of things.'”
Matyszczyk reports, “The Clippers weren’t immediately available for comment. They were too busy infighting.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Gee, big surprise.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “russ” for the heads up.]