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The tenth-richest person on the planet — and one of the loudest when he was Microsoft CEO — is building a luxurious $2 billion arena for the Los Angeles Clippers and plans a calm, non-shrieking celebration if his team wins an NBA championship there. By Jabari Young, Forbes Staff

Steve Ballmer has a decision to make.

The $80 billion man, owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers and former CEO of Microsoft, where he’s still the biggest individual shareholder, is building a privately funded $2 billion arena in Inglewood, California. Ballmer will finally be his own landlord, he’ll expand his revenue sources, he’ll get out from under the Lakers — his more popular and more successful co-tenants in downtown L.A.’s Arena — and he’ll be able to better pamper his players who, after eight-plus seasons of his generous stewardship, have yet to get within smelling distance

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