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  1. Judge OKs Clippers Sale to Steve Ballmer

    2:58 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    UPDATED: The Los Angeles superior court ruled against current owner Donald Sterling. READ MORE

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  2. Testimony Concludes in Clippers Sale Trial

    5:23 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    Shelly Sterling was expected to be the final witness in the civil case to determine if she has the right to sell the team to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, but Donald Sterling's lawyers decided not to call her back to the stand. READ MORE

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  3. Clippers Coach Will Quit if Donald Sterling Remains Owner, Says Interim CEO

    3:29 pm PDT 07/22/2014
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    UPDATED: Testifying at the ongoing Clippers sale trial, Richard Parsons said Doc Rivers would leave if the team's current owner stayed; later on Tuesday, Sterling filed another lawsuit against his wife, the NBA and Adam Silver. READ MORE

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  4. Donald Sterling Meets With Steve Ballmer Over Pending Clippers Sale (Report)

    6:12 pm PDT 07/21/2014
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    The Clippers owner and the former Microsoft CEO had a "friendly conversation" Monday afternoon to discuss the stalled $2 billion deal for the team, according to ESPN's sources. READ MORE

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  5. Shelly Sterling Testifies She Doubted Donald's Mental Health: 'He Was All Over the Place'

    7:41 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    On day four of the LA Clippers ownership trial, Donald Sterling's wife told the court: "He would make decisions and change them." READ MORE

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  6. Donald Sterling Testifies He'll 'Never' Sell Clippers, Calls Wife a 'Pig'

    7:07 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    The 80-year-old's behavior became even more erratic in court Wednesday when he snapped at Shelly Sterling and told her, "Get away from me, you pig." READ MORE

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  7. Donald Sterling Offers Angry, Emotional Testimony at Clippers Ownership Trial

    8:38 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    The 80-year-old became tearful and then antagonistic when he took to the stand in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, asking attorney Bert Fields: "What do you think I'm doing this for, ego?" READ MORE

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  8. Sterling Clippers Ownership Trial Gets Under Way — Without Donald Sterling

    12:36 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    Shelly Sterling is trying to overcome Donald's challenge to her $2 billion sale of the team to Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer in a timely fashion so the NBA owners can approve it by a July 15 deadline. READ MORE

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  9. Donald Sterling's Lawyers Push to Make Case Federal

    8:49 pm PDT 07/03/2014
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    Attorneys representing the Clippers owner in his bid to stop the sale of the team filed a motion Thursday to move the case to federal court. READ MORE

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  10. Donald Sterling's Mental Competence Won't Be Raised in Court (Report)

    7:57 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    The July 7 hearing will not focus on the Clippers owner's mental state, but instead hinge on the technicalities of family trust law. READ MORE

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  11. Hollywood Attorney Bert Fields to Cross Examine Donald Sterling

    6:43 pm PDT 06/26/2014
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    The power lawyer will participate in the trial to prove that the Clippers owner is mentally incompetent as he fights to block the $2 billion sale of the team, THR has confirmed. READ MORE

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  12. Shelly Sterling Seeks Protection for Legal Team, Doctors From Donald Sterling's Harassment

    6:37 am PDT 06/19/2014
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    Ahead of the trial to determine if Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer can purchase the NBA team, sources note that witnesses have received aggravate voicemails from the Clippers owner. READ MORE

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  13. Donald Sterling's Attorneys Hire Investigators to 'Dig Up Dirt' on NBA Commissioners, Owners

    7:25 am PDT 06/13/2014
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    Sterling's team of lawyers has paid four private firms a six-figure budget to investigate the former and current NBA commissioners and the 29 team owners, according to an AP source. READ MORE

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  14. Donald Sterling Lists Beverly Hills Home for Rent (Report)

    2:12 pm PDT 06/11/2014
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    The embattled Clippers owner is offering one of his properties for $15,500 a month. READ MORE

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  15. NBA Commissioner on Donald Sterling's Latest Rant: 'I Have No Idea What He's Talking About'

    9:19 pm PDT 06/10/2014
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    Adam Silver told ESPN's Sage Steele during game 3 between the Spurs and the Heat that "the league is going to allow this dispute between Donald and Shelly Sterling to play out." READ MORE

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  16. Shelly Sterling to Get Floor Seats, Parking Spaces, Championship Rings in Clippers Deal

    10:11 am PDT 06/10/2014
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    Her $2 billion agreement to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer would make her “owner emeritus,” a deal that was reached after doctors ruled that Donald Sterling had a cognitive impairment. READ MORE

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  17. Donald Sterling's Lawyer Calls NBA 'A Band of Hypocrites' (Video)

    6:39 am PDT 06/10/2014
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    The Clippers owner's attorney spoke exclusively to NBC's "Today," claiming that Sterling didn't think the lifetime ban would stand if he agreed to the sale. READ MORE

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  18. Donald Sterling Backs Out of Clippers Deal, $1 Billion NBA Lawsuit Still On

    7:23 pm PDT 06/09/2014
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    Sterling has pulled his support from the deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, his attorney confirmed to THR; "The 'deal' is off; the lawsuit is on," said Maxwell Blecher. READ MORE

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  19. Clippers Co-Owner Shelly Sterling to Remain Close to Team After Sale

    8:36 am PDT 06/09/2014
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    The pending $2 billion deal for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to purchase the franchise allows for up to 10 percent of the team to be spun off into a charitable foundation that Donald Sterling's wife would run. READ MORE

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  20. Donald Sterling to Drop $1 Billion Lawsuit Against NBA

    3:47 pm PDT 06/04/2014
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    The lawsuit against the NBA will be dismissed within days, stated attorney Maxwell Blecher. READ MORE

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