BREAKING: Steve Ballmer is the owner of the @LAClippers
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) August 12, 2014
After lots of legal struggle, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has become the owner of Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.
The NBA (National Basketball Association) forced the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team after racist remarks were leaked by his girlfriend V Stiviano. Mr. Sterling handed control of the sale over to his ex-wife Shirley Sterling. Few months back, it was reported that Steve Ballmer has offered $1.8 billion for the Los Angeles Clippers and later it was confirmed via various reports. There is a case going on in court regarding the sale of Clippers to Steve Ballmer. Donald Sterling is opposing as sale while his wife Shirley Sterling is on the opposition side. On Monday, the court ruled that Shirley Sterling can sell the team to Steve Ballmer, the highest bidder for the team so far.
You can now expect Ballmer on the sidelines of NBA matches cheering for his team.