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.
In 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.
Los 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.
Just when you thought the whole Donald Sterling fiasco couldn’t get worse, it has.
If 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?
Former 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.
Once 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.