Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through; Sterling out

hosted.ap.org Published: August 12, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles 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. Her husband, Donald Sterling, had unsuccessfully fought the sale of the team he owned since 1981 in court.



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