If you’re asking why the 59-year-old Clipper owner and former Microsoft CEO is dunking, well, you’re not thinking like one of the 25 richest men in the world.
Because he can. That’s why.
After a ceremony introducing Chuck the Condor as the new Clippers’ mascot — no, I have no good explanation for the poor man’s Toucan Sam if he were a pigeon mascot choice — Ballmer followed the mascot for a dunk off a trampoline. And he succeeded. I wouldn’t say he exactly threw it down with DeAndre Jordan hatred of the rim, but it’s a dunk.
Here are some other angles.