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The first thing I want to talk to you about: I asked you a while ago, I’m always fascinated when I go on the NBA website, and it says “LA Clippers” instead of Los Angeles Clippers. That was an official change. You’ve explained what is behind that, how it’s not a huge deal. But how would you describe how that happened? Gillian Zucker: I mean, I think it was just essentially that we were the only team in the league that when you said “Los Angeles,” you didn’t actually know what team they were talking about. It could have been either one of us. That wasn’t the same for New York, that you know is the Knicks. Or Brooklyn, that you know is the Nets. And so I just really felt like it was important there would be a distinction — that when people see “LA,” they know which team they’re talking about. When people say “Los Angeles,” they know what team they’re talking about, in league standings and listings.
So there’s going to be even more of a visibility to the future of Intuit Dome that we’ll see this season that maybe last year we didn’t see as much? Gillian Zucker: If you’re a Clipper fan, there are a lot of things to be excited about right now. The new building. The team that’s going to be on the court, and I think the excitement that they’re going to bring for sure. The new broadcast products and relationships that we’ve built. And many, many other things that will be unfolding over the course of the season.
Storyline: New Clippers Arena
This week, the Intuit Dome reached another milestone, as the concrete frame for the arena set to open in time for the 2024-25 NBA season was completed. Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer, president of business operations Gillian Zucker and Inglewood mayor James T. Butts were on hand for the occasion, along with 650 construction crew members.