The Los Angeles Clippers and Westime today announced a partnership that makes Westime the Official Timekeeper of the Los Angeles Clippers. Westime, in partnership with Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Breitling, is the first official timekeeper for the Clippers organization.

“We are thrilled to make Westime the Official Timekeeper of the Los Angeles Clippers,” Clippers President of Business Operations Gillian Zucker said. “This is a new and exciting partnership for the team and we look forward to continuing our partnership with a brand that is trusted and well-known throughout the southern California area.”

The multi-year partnership begins with the 2014-15 basketball season and includes Westime and Breitling logos on courtside digital signs and LED displays around STAPLES Center. Breitling imagery is displayed during each game’s Countdown to Tip-off, while Westime branding is shown when the shot clock reaches five seconds. The partnership also incorporates Westime and Breitling into radio broadcasts, Clippers.com, social media and off-the-court events.

“For decades Breitling has valued its partnership with Westime in the great city of Los Angeles,” says Thierry Prissert, president of Breitling USA. “By supporting the Clippers, one of the sports world’s most ascendant franchises, Breitling and Westime are sharing their passion for precision, success and achievement with a team that displays those same values during every game.”   

Breitling timepieces are available at all Westime locations in Southern California.

About Westime

For more than two decades, Westime has distinguished itself as the ultimate retail destination specializing in extraordinary watches and jewelry. Its four boutiques in Southern California—Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, La Jolla, and Malibu--display the collections of more than 50 watch brands that represent the best of traditional watchmaking as well as the new guard in haute horlogerie. Westime is frequently cited as one of a dozen multi-brand retailers in the world that influences trends in the watchmaking industry. Westime also operates the Richard Mille Boutique Beverly Hills and the Hublot Boutique Beverly Hills. The company is led by Founder John Simonian, and President Greg Simonian.  For more information, please visit www.westime.com.

About Breitling

A specialist of technical watches, Breitling has played a crucial role in the development of the wrist chronograph and is a leader in this complication. The firm has shared all the finest moments in the conquest of the skies thanks to its sturdy, reliable and high performance instruments. The world’s only major watch brand to equip all its models with chronometer-certified movements, the ultimate token of precision, Breitling is also one of the rare companies to produce its own mechanical chronograph movement, entirely developed and manufactured in its own workshops. This family business is also one of the last remaining independent Swiss watch brands.


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