Before selling the L.A. franchise to Steve Ballmer on Tuesday, the scandal-plagued magnate had the worst winning percentage of any active NBA owner (excluding newbies).
The former Microsoft CEO is now an NBA owner.
Judge says sale of team to ex-Microsoft CEO can move forward.
Update: The disgraced co-owner of the Clippers has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team and will pursue a $1 billion suit against the NBA, his lawyer says. In a statement Tuesday he also blasted the league for trying to take away his rights.
Sterling will take the NBA to court over its efforts to wrest control of the L.A. Clippers away from him.
The tech mogul has won the bidding for the team and set a record price for an NBA franchise.
The Clippers owner responds to the league in a 27-page statement, defending himself by saying the infamous phone conversation was illegally recorded.
ESPN reports Shelly Sterling is now the controlling owner of the team.
The Dallas Mavericks owner addressed bigotry in the wake of disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments. Cuban revealed some prejudices of his own, leading to an apology.
The league believes Clippers owner Donald Sterling has “engaged in conduct that has damaged and continues to damage the NBA and its teams.”
The Clippers owner maintains he did nothing wrong.
“Here’s a man I don’t know if I should say this, he acts so holy. He made love with every girl in every city in America, and he had AIDS,” Sterling said about Johnson.
Shelly Sterling owns 50% of the team, which she plans to hold onto even as the NBA explores ways to force her estranged husband out of the league.
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Los Angeles Clippers President Andy Roeser will be taking an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately, the NBA announced today.
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Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins has stepped down after his past as a judge defrocked for taking bribes came into the spotlight. The civil rights group had also come under fire for planning to give a lifetime achievement award to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Tax documents show that the disgraced owner of the L.A Clippers donated half a million dollars to black and Latino organizations. Some of those organizations then awarded him prizes.
A look at the man the NBA has banned for life and what’s next for him and his team.
“Black isn’t just a race anymore. It’s a feeling and a place from which one feels isolated by the world of the governing elite.”
Current and former players showed strong support for Commissioner Adam Silver’s swift and strong decision.
Well done. This is what visitors found as news broke of the NBA issuing a lifetime ban of team owner Donald Sterling over racist comments.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will also be fined $2.5 million, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.
Nearly every company listed as a sponsor for the Los Angeles Clippers have ended or suspended their sponsorship of the team following Donald Sterling’s alleged racist remarks.
The team dropped their warm-up jackets with the Clippers logo on the floor before the game, and donned black wristbands and socks.
President Obama also described Sterling’s comments as an example of how “the United States continues to wrestle with the legacy of race and slavery and segregation.”
The news comes a day after California NAACP President Alice Huffman told BuzzFeed that the branch should withdraw the award. “There’s a cloud over him right now,” she said.
Update: Speaking through Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, the players also said they don’t want Sterling to attend any of the playoff games for the rest of the season, and are questioning why he wasn’t previously sanctioned.