It's Official: Clippers Sale To Steve Ballmer Goes Through Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Clippers. The team says the sale closed Tuesday after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise.
Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Allows Clippers Sale To Go ThroughIn the tentative ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterling's estranged wife Shelly Sterling, who burst into tears when the ruling was announced.
'Stand Up And Be A Man': Sterling Delivers Testy Testimony In Clippers TrialAs Donald Sterling made continued outbursts, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas tried futilely to take control of the situation.
Donald Sterling Hires Investigators To Dig Up Dirt On Silver, NBAA source told the AP that Sterling's investigators are looking into whether other owners made any off-color jokes, or racist or sexist remarks: "The gloves are off, as they say."
Donald Sterling: 'The NBA Is A Band Of Hypocrites And Bullies'Sterling says he's not just fighting for the Clippers but taking a stand against the NBA, which he called "despicable monsters" who want "to take away our privacy rights and freedom of speech."
Sterling: Clippers Are 'Not For Sale'; Lawsuit Over Deal To Go AheadLos Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said Monday.
CBS News: Donald Sterling Fires Back, Plans To Sue NBA For $1 BillionJust when you thought the whole Donald Sterling fiasco couldn't get worse, it has.
Keidel: Billions for BigotsIf Donald Sterling will indeed be swept under the rug of memory, his Jim Crow ideology and Bull Connor comments along with him, then ... what have we learned from Donald Sterling?
Donald Sterling Ruled 'Mentally Incapacitated' Ahead Of $2B Clippers SaleFormer Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it's up to others whether the deal goes through.
CBS News: Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer Buying LA Clippers For $2 BillionOnce she got control of her estranged husband's share of the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling reportedly vowed to make nice with the NBA and the rest of the sports world and sell the club quickly. It appears she will very soon.
Report: Sterling Agrees To Hand Over His Stake In Clippers To Estranged WifeDonald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake in the Los Angeles Clippers to his estranged wife, and she is moving ahead with selling the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
NBA Charges Donald Sterling, Sets Up June 3 Hearing In NYThe exiled Clippers owner, who is expected to be voted out, has until May 27 to respond to the charge, and the right to appear at the hearing..