An appeals court has rejected former owner Donald Sterling’s request to halt the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
The Los Angeles Clippers are officially under new ownership.
A petition filed by Donald Sterling’s attorneys seeking writ relief was denied late Friday evening by an appellate court.
A judge tentatively ruled Monday Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing her husband as a director of the family trust that owns the Los Angeles Clippers.
As the court decides whether or not the Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer was done legally, Chris Paul is speaking out and saying if the right decision isn’t made quickly, it could greatly affect this year’s team.
Outside the courtroom, CBS2’s Randy Paige said both sides are confident of a victory.
Embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling has launched another lawsuit against the NBA, marking his third current legal battle.
Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he’ll quit if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.
As the Los Angeles Clippers ownership trial continued, a witness testified on Monday that owner Donald Sterling’s actions may cost his family hundreds of millions of dollars.
Testimony was brief Monday in the trial of Shelly Sterling’s lawsuit seeking approval to sell the Los Angeles Clippers despite the objections of her husband, Donald.
“Donald is stalling, stalling, stalling,” said Shelly’s attorney Pierce O’Donnell Friday.
“His biggest concern was to stop the sale of the team by the league,” she testified.
The idea Shelly could run the company, in his words, “is ludicrous.”
Donald Sterling testified Tuesday afternoon in the trial over whether his wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers, and his frustration became apparent on the stand.
A federal judge Monday rejected an attempt by lawyers for Donald Sterling to have the legal battle over his wife’s authority to sell the Clippers moved to U.S. District Court.