The ink’s not dry on the reported sale of the NBA’s Clippers to Steve Ballmer and already the jokes are flying. Here’s a sample:
@TheRomit how about moving the 3 point line to 3.1?
— Louis Gray (@louisgray) May 29, 2014
— Paul Merrill (@paul_merrill) May 29, 2014
under ballmer's watch, i expect the clippers to Excel.
— tim moynihan (@aperobot) May 30, 2014
New Clippers rule: Five players on the court, broken into teams of three. You need permission of all three to take a shot.
— Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) May 29, 2014
Maybe now my dream of Chris Hanson buying the Mariners will come true?
— Geoff O'Neil (@GeoffONeil) May 29, 2014
He could have bought the Sonics like eight times for how much he’s paying.
— Benton Strong (@bentonstrong) May 29, 2014
.@raganwald Balmer is buying the Clippers for 0.66 Beats
— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) May 29, 2014
And yes, anyone wondering, everyone on Twitter has made a Clippy joke about the Clippers already. But hey, don't let that stop you.
— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) May 29, 2014