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Kanye West asks Steve Ballmer if he can redesign the new LA Clippers mascot


By John McCarthy, Opinion Editor

March 14, 2016 | 2 min read

Kanye West has offered to redesign the mascot of the Los Angeles Clippers, a US basketball team represented by Chuck the Condor.

The musician directly tweeted former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, who owns the team, with the offer as a just the latest episode in his habit of seeking collaborations, and the financial backing, of tech billionaires like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

West offered to redesign the mascot, which only launched just last month, he tweeted.

Ballmer didn’t take offense to the criticism of the mascot, instead offering lunch to talk it over.

And then tickets to a Clippers game.

Chuck the Condor however took exception to the criticism.

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