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Appeals Court Denies Sterling Bid To Block Clippers Sale

Los Angeles (AFP) — A California appeals court rejected Donald Sterling’s last-ditch bid to scupper the sale of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. Sterling had filed the petition on Tuesday, the day the National Basketball Association announced that Ballmer’s $2 billion purchase of the club had been finalized. […]

August 14, 2014

Doctor Testifies Donald Sterling Has Alzheimer’s

Los Angeles (AFP) – Donald Sterling, who was a no-show in court for the first day of his trial, has been suffering from Alzheimer’s for at least three years, a witness told a judge on Monday. The proceedings are to determine if Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly has authority to sell the team, under pressure from […]

July 8, 2014

Sterling Backs Clippers Sale, Won’t Pursue Lawsuit

Los Angeles (AFP) – Banned owner Donald Sterling backs the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, and will drop his lawsuit against the NBA, his lawyer said. Attorney Maxwell Blecher confirmed to AFP on Wednesday that Sterling planned to drop the lawsuit seeking $1 billion in […]

June 5, 2014

Embattled Sterling Sued By Woman For Discrimination

Los Angeles (AFP) – Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is facing new accusations of racism and claims of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed by a woman once employed as his personal assistant. The complaint filed on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleges that Sterling fired Maiko May King as his personal […]

June 4, 2014

Two Points

May 1, 2014

Sterling And The Issue Of Power

WASHINGTON — Donald Sterling, the now banned-for-life owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, accomplished something that might be seen as a political miracle: The racist ranting that led the National Basketball Association to oust Sterling brought President Obama and Senator Ted Cruz together. “We just have to be clear and steady in denouncing it,” Obama […]

May 1, 2014

NBA Players Association Seeks Maximum Sanctions Against Sterling

By Diamond Leung, The Oakland Tribune OAKLAND, Calif. — The National Basketball Players Association is looking into what the “maximum sanctions” commissioner Adam Silver can have available against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, according to Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson. Johnson, who has been asked to lead the players association in addressing the issue, said […]

April 28, 2014

Clippers Acquire Danny Granger; Jamal Crawford Is Day To Day

By Dan Woike, The Orange County Register PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — If you were listening closely enough, you might’ve heard a loud exhale come from the vicinity of the Clippers’ practice facility in Playa Vista on Thursday. A night of holding their breath and crossing their fingers paid off for the Clippers, who received good […]

February 28, 2014