• Report: Steve Ballmer Bid $1.8 Billion For The Clippers

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated May 30, 2014
    Clippers from Donald Sterling for $2 billion. That’s Steve Ballmer. As in this Steve Ballmer. Paying $2 billion. Is Steve Ballmer a good owner for the Clippers? Forbes reported Thursday morning that the 58-year-old Ballmer, whose net worth has been reported at $20 billion, "has offered $1.8 billion" for the Clippers, citing "a person familiar with Ballmer's interest in the team." Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has made an offer to buy the Clippers franchise from Donald Sterling for $2 billion, according to James Rainey of the L.A. Times. You may not know who Ballmer is, but you may very well be reading this on a product in some way influenced by him. Though a deal between Ballmer and Shelly Sterling appears imminent, they’ve yet to reach a formal agreement by Thursday evening. Then last summer Hansen and Ballmer went after the Minnesota Timberwolves when they were for sale but owner Glen Taylor pulled them off the market and extended the team's lease to 2032 after getting $50 million in public money to renovate the Target Center.
    • NBA approves Ballmer's bid to buy Clippers

      The NBA has approved former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a statement issued Friday evening by the league.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seattle bid for NBA team dealt blow after Steve Ballmer agrees to purchase Los Angeles Clippers

      The $2 billion agreement between the Sterling Family Trust and Seattle-based former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer has dealt a significant blow to Seattle's long-running hopes to re-acquire an NBA team.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Report: Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer willing to pay $2B for Clips

      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.
      Source: nba.com
    • Clippers sale raises stakes for NFL teams

      NFL owners have more reasons to smile tonight. Hundreds of million more reasons. If not billions. Per multiple reports, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will buy the L.A. Clippers from Donald Sterling for $2 billion. That’s Steve Ballmer. As in this S…
    • Report: Steve Ballmer Agrees To Buy Clippers For $2 Billion (Updated)

      The LA Times is reporting that Steve Ballmer, the hugely Photoshoppable former Microsoft CEO, has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, winning the bidding war to take over ownership from Donald Sterling. Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
  • SI Now: Is $2 billion the right price to rid the NBA of Donald Sterling?

    SI Now discusses if Steve Ballmer's $2 billion bid for the Clippers is the right price to rid the NBA of Donald Sterling.
    Source: CNNSI.com

Related Articles

Related Teams

Clippers News and Rumors