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LA Clippers Sued

$5 MILLION FOR SPAMMING FAN

... Allegedly

12/11/2013 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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An L.A. Clippers fan is suing the team .. claiming the NBA squad is responsible for SPAMMING his cell phone  ... and now he wants them to pay up, to the tune of $5 MILLION.

The guy behind the lawsuit is Ari Friedman -- who claims he went to a game at Staples Center and participated in one of those arena games where you can send a text message to the team that could get posted on the stadium scoreboard. (Sidenote: Who does that???)

In a lawsuit, obtained by TMZ Sports, Ari claims the team assured fans they would not share cell phone information or send return text messages ... but alas, Ari claims the Clips broke that promise

After the game, Ari says he got hit with text message spam which traced back to the Clippers. He's pissed because incoming text messages can cost several cents in charges.

Now, Ari's filed a class action lawsuit demanding $5 million from the team for his troubles.

We reached out to the Clippers for comment -- so far, no texts back.

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Hell's Belle    

I went to a Clippers game with a group of friends and one of them did the whole "text the jumbotron" thing too. They had the same experience with advertisement text messages from the team staff and they also started getting other random junk texts around the same time. It does say they won't share your number but after her experience we always wondered.

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Hot Dumb Italian Mike    

Is Ari's real name Harvey??

130 days ago
3.

Carriejane    

5 million !? For getting unwanted text messages !? Jesus, people are getting stupid.

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Kristinajp    

So sick of spam and the telemarketers when you are on the do not call list. They are wasting my minutes and time. I hope this wins

130 days ago
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Truth    

DUDE NEEDS TO GET A NEW CELL FONE PLAN... GETS CHARGED FOR INCOMING TXT MESSAGES, WTF??? WHO HAS A DUMB ASS PLAN LIKE THAT THESE DAYS. EVERYTHING IS UNLIMITED. DUDE IS JUST GOLD DIGGING. #TRUTH!!

130 days ago

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