Tag Archives: Los Angeles Clippers

Judge: Family trust clear about removing Sterling

With a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge suggested Monday that the terms of a family trust are clear enough to remove Donald Sterling as a trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Love headlines NBA vets who may influence draft

Kevin Love was a doughy, nervous 19-year-old in 2008 when he was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves.

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, right, puts up a shot as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin defends during the second half in ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Shelly Sterling asks judge for witness protections in Clippers sale trial

Shelly Sterling's attorneys will ask a judge Thursday to order Donald Sterling and his attorneys to not threaten, harass or intimidate his wife's legal team and doctors who determined the Los Angeles Clippers' co-owner was mentally incapacitated. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

APNewsBreak: AP source says Shelly Sterling seeks protections from harassment for witnesses

Shelly Sterling's attorneys will ask a judge Thursday to order Donald Sterling and his attorneys to not threaten, harass or intimidate his wife's legal team and doctors who determined the Los Angeles Clippers' co-owner was mentally incapacitated. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Report: D. Sterling hires 4 firms to dig into NBA

By Associated Press Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 other owners, said a person with familiar with Sterling's legal strategy. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

AP Source: Donald Sterling hires 4 private investigators to dig up dirt on NBA heads, owners

A person with knowledge of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's legal strategy says his team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 owners. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Senate panel discusses denial of tax break for Clippers owner

The Donald Sterling drama reached the Capitol on Wednesday when a Senate committee approved legislation that would prohibit the Los Angeles Clippers owner from claiming a state tax deduction for a $2.5 million fine by the National Basketball Association for making racist remarks. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Capitol Alert: Bill would deny Donald Sterling a deduction for NBA fine

By dwalters@sacbee.com (Dan Walters) The Donald Sterling drama reached the Capitol Wednesday when a Senate committee approved legislation that would prohibit the Los Angeles Clippers owner from claiming a state tax deduction for a $2.5 million fine by the National Basketball Association for making racist remarks. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald, Shelly Sterling in new roles as foes as lawyers face off on sale of LA Clippers

Donald and Shelly Sterling, the long-separated married couple whose peaceful partnership atop the Los Angeles Clippers is described by one person close to them as "a strange estrangement," will face off as official foes for the first time Wednesday when their lawyers appear in court with the team they share ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

APNewsBreak: Shelly Sterling heads to court

Shelly Sterling will go to probate court Wednesday to seek an emergency order for a hearing so a judge can confirm her authority to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, according to an individual familiar with the matter.

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers team owner ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Attorney: Donald Sterling says no deal; suit is on

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said Monday.

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, photo, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

LOS ANGELES-The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling - the Los Angeles Clippers were for sale.

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2010 file ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling accused of racist, sexist remarks in new lawsuit

A woman who said she worked for Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner fired her after she refused to have sex with him and repeatedly made racist and sexist remarks in her presence.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Police: Stiviano reports attack outside NY hotel

The woman Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks says she was assaulted by two men outside a New York City hotel.

FILE - An Oct. 25, 2013, file photo is of V. Stiviano watching the Los Angeles Clippers play the Sacramento Kings ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Ballmer brings cheer, competitiveness to Clippers

For decades, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was the technology giant's biggest cheerleader. His booming voice and energetic high-fives are famous around Seattle. Now that he's agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, Ballmer is expected to bring that boosterism to the hardwood down south.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer brings cheer, competitiveness to Clippers

For decades, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was the technology giant's biggest cheerleader. His booming voice and energetic high-fives are famous around Seattle. Now that he's agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, Ballmer is expected to bring that boosterism to the hardwood down south. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

NBA owners to vote on Clippers sale, Sterling sues

Donald Sterling won't get to fight for his Los Angeles Clippers in front of NBA owners next week. His only chance now is in court.

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Leading Off: 10 pressing questions in the world of sports

By tcouzens@sacbee.com (Tom Couzens) When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer completes the deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers, what happens to Seattle's hopes of landing an NBA team?

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, photo, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, shakes hands with former NBA players Bill Russell, right, and "Downtown" Freddie Brown ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Steve Ballmer says he's 'all in' when it comes to Clippers' success

By James Rainey He wasn't quite running and jumping like a cheerleader, as he was known to do when speaking to fellow Microsoft employees, but Steve Ballmer was clearly fired up in his first interview since being named owner-designate of the Los Angeles Clippers. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

NBA accepts Clippers sale; Donald Sterling sues for damages

The NBA on Friday afternoon announced a settlement with Shelly Sterling and the Sterling Family Trust to allow the Los Angeles Clippers to be sold to Steve Ballmer. A vote of the league's Board of Governors will be needed to make the sale final.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Shelly Sterling agrees to sell Clippers to Ballmer

Shelly Sterling has informed the NBA of her deal with Steve Ballmer to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers, but the league isn't ready to call off next week's owners hearing just yet.

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling plans to sue the NBA for $1 billion dollar, reports say

By Marissa Payne As predicted, the embattled owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is not laying down easily. Donald Sterling's lawyer Maxwell M. Blecher, said in an email to The Washington Post's Dave Sheinin on Friday that Sterling planned to file a $1 billion lawsuit against the league. Read full article >> ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Meet Steve Ballmer, the newest owner of the L.A. Clippers (on paper)

By Soraya Nadia McDonald Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer walked away from a meeting with Shelly Sterling as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers thanks to a winning bid of $2 billion. “I will be honored to have my name submitted to the NBA Board of Governors for approval as ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Ballmer Agrees to Buy Clippers for $2 Billion

By By SCOTT CACCIOLA and RICHARD SANDOMIR Rochelle Sterling was negotiating Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive of Microsoft, with a report that he had submitted a bid of $2 billion. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

    

NBA record $2 billion offered for Clippers

By James Rainey, Chris O'Brien, Andrea Chang Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Ballmer Emerges as Front-Runner to Buy Clippers

By By SCOTT CACCIOLA and RICHARD SANDOMIR Rochelle Sterling was negotiating Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive of Microsoft, with a report that he had submitted a bid of $2 billion. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

    

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to buy Clippers for $2 billion

LOS ANGELES-Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with his $2-billion offer setting a record price for an NBA team, the Los Angeles Times has learned.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gives his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Steve Ballmer appears to win Clippers bidding war for $2 billion

By James Rainey Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer appears to have won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to buy Clippers for $2 billion, report says

By Cindy Boren Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is the winner in the bidding for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, submitting a $2 billion offer that is a record for an NBA team, the Los Angeles Times reports. Read full article >> ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

What Clippers Would Look Like Under These Super-Wealthy People

A handful of wealthy entrepreneurs and sports figures have reportedly dropped their name in the hat as potential bidders for the Los Angeles Clippers. But the most celebrity-laden group may be the "Fantastic Four" of Oprah Winfrey, Larry Ellison, David Geffen and Guggenheim Partners. ...read more

Source: ABC News

    

AP Source: Shelly Sterling reviewing LA Clippers sale bids from 5 potential groups

Shelly Sterling is reviewing bids from five groups interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers, and a deal could be struck before next week's owners meeting provided both she and her estranged husband Donald relinquish total ownership in the team. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Sterling responds to NBA, June 3 hearing still on

Donald Sterling and the NBA are headed toward a hearing that will determine if he remains owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling tells NBA it has no basis to take Clippers from him

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA's attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist statements were illegally recorded "during an inflamed lovers' quarrel in which he was clearly distraught." ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

By James Rainey, Andrea Chang, Nathan Fenno Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Sterling responds to NBA, June 3 hearing still on

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA's attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist statements were illegally recorded "during an inflamed lovers' quarrel in which he was clearly distraught."

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling responds to NBA, which still plans June 3 hearing to consider his ownership

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA's attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist statements were illegally recorded "during an inflamed lovers' quarrel in which he was clearly distraught." According to the response, ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Ailene Voisin: Sterling is not to be trusted

By avoisin@sacbee.com (Ailene Voisin) Don't believe him. Don't believe a word. Until Donald Sterling signs the formal documents empowering his wife, Shelly, to sell his Los Angeles Clippers, the prudent course of action is to assume the worst. The man suffers from a chronic disease: an inability to tell the truth.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Sterlings plan a shift in Clippers ownership

By James Rainey, Nathan Fenno After weeks of signaling that he would fight hard to hold on to the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling launched a new strategy Friday that would transfer full ownership of the team to his wife, Shelly, a source close to the family said. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

AP Source: Sterling surrendering Clippers control

Donald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake of the Los Angeles Clippers to his wife, and she is moving forward with selling the team.

In this Nov. 12, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, right, sits with his wife Shelly during the Clippers NBA basketball game ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling wants his wife to negotiate forced sale of Clippers

By James Rainey Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling would like to allow his wife, Shelly, to negotiate the forced sale of the NBA team in order to end a monthlong furor surrounding his racially charged remarks about African Americans, The Times confirmed Friday. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Clippers interim CEO clarifies college hoops experience after report questions credentials

The interim chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday responded to a report questioning his playing experience by saying he played one season of freshman basketball at the University of Hawaii and wasn't very good. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Report: Sterling tried to mislead investigation

By ESPN.com news services After conducting a formal review, the NBA has alleged that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his management team attempted to mislead the league during its investigation of racist remarks he made on a recording published by TMZ, according to ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

NBA begins process to oust Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling

By jejones@sacbee.com (Jason Jones) The NBA announced this morning it has initiated a charge to terminate Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Clippers' Donald Sterling retains legal counsel, threatens to sue NBA

In the moments before the biggest game of their season Thursday, another distraction bubbled to the surface for the Los Angeles Clippers.

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Donald Sterling won’t pay fine, threatens to sue NBA

By Cindy Boren Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no intention of complying with two-thirds of the punishment imposed upon him by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. He may be staying away from his team and the league, but he will not pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him and he ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Thunder's Ibaka leaves with calf injury

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka exited Game 6 of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Los Angeles Clippers with a left calf injury.Ibaka limped to the sideline early in the ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Los Angeles police investigating Justin Bieber

Los Angeles police detectives are investigating allegations that embattled singer Justin Bieber tried to steal a cellphone at a family entertainment center.

FILE - This May 11, 2014 file photo shows singer Justin Bieber, center, watching the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder with his mother Pattie Mallette, second ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Johnson says Clippers owner living in 'stone ages'

NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has badly outdated views about minorities and is shockingly ignorant about HIV and AIDS for such a prominent public figure.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, talks with Magic Johnson as they watch the Los Angeles Clippers play the ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Thunder rally in final minute to stun Clippers

Russell Westbrook finished off Oklahoma City's stunning comeback.

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9), forward Kevin Durant (35) and Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) react at the end of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

OKC stages furious comeback to top Clips in Game 5

Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals. ...read more

Source: CBS Sports

    

Magic Johnson defends himself against Sterling's broadsides

By James Rainey Magic Johnson described Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling as "delusional" in thinking that his players love him and lost "in another world" if he believes that the public wants him to maintain his grip on the NBA franchise despite his racially inflammatory remarks. The critiques by... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

$15 an hour wage is winning

On Thursday, the "Fight for $15" enters a new phase, with strikes and demonstrations at fast-food restaurants not only in up to 150 cities across the United States but also in about 30 nations across the globe.

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Source: CNN Top Stories

Category: Ethics (Personal), Ethicist, The (Times Column), National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, McDonald's Corporation|MCD|NYSE, Sterling, Donald, Discrimination

    

Buckeyes go to bat for LHP battling leukemia

By Austin Ward The captain of the Ohio State baseball team put his team in a line that had nothing to do with getting results on the field, instead organizing players to help a teammate in the midst of a battle with myeloid leukemia. ...read more

Source: ESPN

Category: NBA, Michael McCann, Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando Magic, Sports Illustrated

    

L.A. has found Durant's kryptonite

Is Chris Paul Kevin Durant's kryptonite? Will Carlos Beltran's health be a problem for the Yankees again? And more of the latest sports news. ...read more

Source: Sports Illustrated

Category: Daily Jolt, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Sports Illustrated

    

Danger of North Korea is no joke

In the past weeks, North Korean state media have called the female President of South Korea a "dirty political harlot" and an "old prostitute"; the gay chairman of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on North Korea "a disgusting old lecher with 40-odd-year-long career of homosexuality"; and, in a loathsome screed, ...read more

Source: CNN Top Stories

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Ex-Israel PM sentenced to 6 years

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for taking bribes while mayor of Jerusalem.

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Source: CNN Top Stories

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Can swap free Nigerian schoolgirls?

A day after the world had its first apparent glimpse of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls in a month, the question remains the same: what can be done to free them?

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Source: CNN Top Stories

Category: Twitter|TWTR|NYSE, National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Johnson, Earvin, Sterling, Donald, Basketball, Silver, Adam (1962- ), Cooper, Anderson

    

The business of being Magic Johnson

Perhaps the oddest part of Donald Sterling's interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper was the way he unloaded on Magic Johnson.

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Source: CNN Top Stories

Category: Twitter|TWTR|NYSE, National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Johnson, Earvin, Sterling, Donald, Basketball, Silver, Adam (1962- ), Cooper, Anderson

    

Sterling stirs new dispute with Magic-HIV remarks

An interview that was supposed to be an attempt at rehabilitation instead had Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling facing fresh rebukes as he went from apologizing for recent racist remarks to slamming Magic Johnson, repeatedly bringing up the ex-NBA star's HIV status and calling him an unfit role model ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

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Sterling seeks forgiveness but creates new controversy with remarks on Magic Johnson, HIV

An interview that was supposed to be an attempt at rehabilitation instead had Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling facing fresh rebukes as he went from apologizing for recent racist remarks to slamming Magic Johnson, repeatedly bringing up the ex-NBA star's HIV status and calling him an unfit role model ...read more

Source: Fox News

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Donald Sterling Still Has Problems With Magic Johnson

Jealousy, not racism, fueled Donald Sterling's rants about black people to assistant V. Stiviano, the banished Los Angeles Clippers owner told CNN's Anderson Cooper in an interview that aired Monday.

During the exclusive interview, Sterling also criticized Magic Johnson, blaming the basketball great for his delayed apology to the controversy – ...read more

Source: ABC News

Category: Sports

    

Silver Issues a Response After Sterling’s Interview

By By SCOTT CACCIOLA The Los Angeles Clippers owner's conversation with Anderson Cooper left the N.B.A. commissioner apologizing for Donald Sterling's continued verbal attack on the former Los Angeles Lakers star. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Twitter|TWTR|NYSE, National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Johnson, Earvin, Sterling, Donald, Basketball, Silver, Adam (1962- ), Cooper, Anderson

    

Cop killed before house explodes

New Hampshire police officer Steve Arkell was fatally shot Monday afternoon when he responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the town of Brentwood, Attorney General Joseph Foster said.

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Source: CNN Top Stories

Category: National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Sterling, Rochelle, Sterling, Donald, Marriages, Basketball, Silver, Adam (1962- )

    

Richard Parsons Brings a Steady Hand to the Clippers’ Transition

By By BILLY WITZ Richard Parsons said his mission for the besieged franchise was “to turn one of the burners off under the pot, not to turn it up higher.” ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Citigroup Inc|C|NYSE, Appointments and Executive Changes, Parsons, Richard D, Roeser, Andy, Sterling, Donald, Basketball, Time Warner Inc|TWX|NYSE

    

Clippers interim CEO confident team will be sold

The interim CEO hand-picked by the NBA to run the Los Angeles Clippers said Monday he's confident the league will succeed in forcing a sale of the team owned by Donald Sterling since 1981.

Dick Parsons, the former Citigroup chairman and former Time Warner chairman and CEO, who was named ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

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Banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling says racist comments were 'a mistake'

In his first public comments since being banned for life and fined $2.5 million by the NBA for making racist comments recorded by a female associate, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized for what he called a "terrible mistake." ...read more

Source: Fox News

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Sterling Offers Apology in Interview With CNN

By By SCOTT CACCIOLA Donald Sterling, the embattled owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, broke his silence Sunday and asked for forgiveness. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: National Basketball Assn, Los Angeles Clippers, Sterling, Donald, James, LeBron, Basketball

    

Clippers stun Thunder 101-99 to tie series

After being thoroughly outplayed for over 40 minutes, the Los Angeles Clippers fought back.

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, of Congo, top, is unable to get a last second shot off as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, defends and guard Reggie Jackson, left, looks on in the second ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Clips rally from 16 back, tie series with OKC

By Associated Press Darren Collison scored 10 of his 18 points in the final 2:58, rallying the Los Angeles Clippers past the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Sunday to tie the Western Conference semifinal series 2-2. ...read more

Source: ESPN

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Sterling's wife pledges to keep stake in Clippers

In her first interview since the NBA banned her estranged husband, Shelly Sterling said she would fight to keep her share of the Los Angeles Clippers and plans one day to divorce Donald Sterling.

Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling, below, watches the Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder along with ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

In first interview since NBA banned her husband, Shelly Sterling pledges to keep Clippers

In her first interview since the NBA banned her estranged husband, Shelly Sterling says she will fight to keep her share of the Los Angeles Clippers and plans one day to divorce Donald Sterling. ...read more

Source: Fox News

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Magic Johnson says Clippers wouldn’t play for Shelly Sterling

By Cindy Boren Shelly Sterling the wife of banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may want to keep her 50-percent ownership of the team but that wouldn't wash with Clippers players. Magic Johnson who figured prominently in racist comments made by Sterling to V. Stiviano and has been mentioned as a prospective ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Hot-shooting Thunder keep Clippers at bay

By Associated Press Kevin Durant scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder outplayed the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a 118-112 victory Friday night and a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

Durant and Westbrook lead Thunder over Clippers 118-112 to take 2-1 series lead

Kevin Durant scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder outplayed the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a 118-112 victory Friday night and a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

NBA picks Dick Parsons as interim Clippers CEO

The NBA has chosen Dick Parsons, a former Citigroup chairman and former Time Warner chairman and CEO, as interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers.

FILE - In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Dick Parsons, chairman of Citigroup, participates in a discussion at the Hooven Dayton Corp. facility in Dayton, ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

New Clippers CEO Dick Parsons brings leadership and diplomacy skills

By Joe Flint Dick Parsons, the former Time Warner chairman, has been tapped to be the new chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers. Parsons will try to bring stability and leadership to an organization reeling from the lifetime ban of its owner, Donald Sterling, after an audio tape of him making racist... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

New alleged audio recording of Donald Sterling surfaces

A new recording surfaced Thursday that reportedly features Clippers owner Donald Sterling denying being a racist and expressing disappointment in Magic Johnson's reaction to recent comments attributed to Sterling. The conversation was reportedly with a friend. Listen:

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, right, sits with his wife Rochelle during ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Jamal Crawford of Clippers wins NBA Sixth Man

Jamal Crawford of the Los Angeles Clippers won the NBA Sixth Man Award on Thursday, becoming the oldest recipient and the first to do so with different teams.

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, right, battles for a loose ball with Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala, upper left, and forward ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Westbrook, KD combine for 63 in Thunder win

By Associated Press Russell Westbrook had a triple-double, MVP Kevin Durant fell one assist short and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-101 on Wednesday night to tie their Western Conference semifinal series at one win apiece. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

Shelly Sterling hopes to keep ownership of the Clippers

By James Rainey, Mike Bresnahan, Nathan Fenno Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling said Wednesday that she believes she is legally entitled to maintain ownership of the NBA team and will attempt to do so, even as the pro basketball league pushes to remove her husband from the team he has owned for 33 years. Sterling described... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Shelly Sterling's desire to retain Clippers ownership a 'wild card'

By James Rainey, Mike Bresnahan and Nathan Fenno, #{text} Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling said Wednesday that she believes she is legally entitled to maintain ownership of the NBA team and will attempt to do so, even as the pro basketball league pushes to remove her husband from the team he has owned for 33 years. Sterling described... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Source reveals NBA's Sterling strategy

The National Basketball Association's strategy for forcing the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers by Donald Sterling hinges on a document the owner signed when he bought the team in 1981 that lays out reasons ownership could be terminated, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday.

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Source: CNN Top Stories

    

Los Angeles Clippers President Andy Roeser is out too

By Mike Bresnahan, Broderick Turner, David Wharton The NBA swept aside the longtime lieutenant of Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday, beginning the process of taking over the team and moving a step closer to ousting Sterling himself. Andy Roeser, the team's president, will take an indefinite leave of absence, the NBA announced. Roeser'... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Thunder star Kevin Durant wins first MVP award

Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) goes up for a shot in front of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) and center DeAndre Jordan (6) in the third quarter of Game ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Hometown Report: Clippers’ Matt Barnes transformed from finesse to ferocious playing high school football

By jdavidson@sacbee.com (Joe Davidson) It was the fall of 1996. Well before his tour in the NBA led him to starting at small forward for the Los Angeles Clippers, Barnes was all arms, legs and curiosity as a junior at Del Campo High School. At 6-foot-8, Barnes was a college basketball recruit, but his ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Voisin's Monday Morning High Five: Rivers, Silver, California Chrome, Sac City, Righette

By avoisin@sacbee.com (Ailene Voisin) Last week was crazier than usual, and we won’t even shame the San Jose Sharks by mentioning their blown series. This weekly offering, remember, is designed to kick off your Monday morning with a smile, not a whimper. So here we go:

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers speaks during a ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Blake Griffin leads LA Clippers past Warriors 126-121, winning Game 7 after 2 tumultuous weeks

Blake Griffin scored 24 points, Chris Paul had 22 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their thrilling first-round playoff series. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Donald Sterling speaks: “I wish I had just paid her off”

By Cindy Boren Just what does Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers' embattled owner, think of the recording that captured his racist comments and led to a lifetime ban from the NBA? “I wish I had just paid her off,” Sterling said of V. Stiviano, the woman to whom he made the comments. ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

LA NAACP head quits amid fury over Sterling honor

The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned following outrage over a decision he later reversed to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights.

FILE - In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Leon Jenkins, president of the Los Angeles chapter ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Golden State, Los Angeles ignore controversy over Sterling as the Warriors rally to force 7th Game

By jejones@sacbee.com (Jason Jones) The off-court drama that has become the Los Angeles Clippers has cooled.

Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) led all scorers with 24 points Thursday night as Golden State forced Game 7 with the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) shoots over Warriors forward Marreese Speights during the first half of ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Over four days, the Donald Sterling story led to seismic changes to Los Angeles basketball and the NBA

By Rick Maese LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers were enjoying a rare day off, basking in the momentum from a playoff victory one night earlier and enjoying the comforts of a posh hotel near Union Square in San Francisco. There was no way to know that nearly 400 miles to the ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Famous bidders already lining up for LA Clippers

If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers will have more stars than the team's roster.

Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Stiviano lawyer says she's sad over Sterling ban

V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is "very saddened" by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn't release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday.

In this file photo taken on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Clips welcome Sterling wife, look to move on

By Arash Markazi Rochelle Sterling, the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, attended the Clippers' 113-103 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night after asking Doc Rivers whether he would be fine with her attending. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

Jordan, Paul lead Clippers over Warriors, 113-103

On an exceptional, emotional night, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to their "safe haven" and moved to the brink of winning just their third playoff series since Donald Sterling bought the team in 1981.

Fans show their support of the Los Angeles Clippers during Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Clippers rise above, take 3-2 lead on Warriors

By Associated Press Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

Marcus: Donald Sterling flap is also disturbing for what it says about sex

By Ruth Marcus Race is, hands down, the most repulsive aspect of the Donald Sterling scandal. But sex is a close second. To listen to the taped conversation between the octogenarian owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and the 30-something V. Stiviano is to glimpse the tawdry and inherently unequal arrangement between — ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

5 questions about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the NBA

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver surprised many on Tuesday when he announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned from the league for life and that Silver would take steps to force him to sell the team after an audio recording surfaced of the owner making racist ...read more

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