A judge ruled on Tuesday that the wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is owed $2.6 million from the woman he lavished with gifts and was behind his downfall, the wife’s lawyer said.
The record $2 billion sale of pro basketball’s Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer can proceed over the objections of co-owner Donald Sterling, a judge tentatively ruled on Monday.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at his estranged wife following her court testimony in a trial over the $2 billion sale of the NBA team.
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday sparred with his estranged wife’s attorney at a trial over the $2 billion sale of the NBA franchise, interrupting and shouting during testimony and saying that he wants to hold onto the team for financial reasons.
The $2 billion sale of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers faces a key legal hurdle on Monday as the estranged husband and wife who own the franchise battle in court over control of the team.
Attorneys for Donald Sterling told a probate court judge on Monday that the Los Angeles Clippers co-owner had been duped into medical examinations that determined he lacked the mental capacity to have a say in the $2 billion sale of his team.
Shelly Sterling on Wednesday was granted a trial next month in Los Angeles to resolve a dispute with her estranged husband Donald Sterling over who controls the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, leaving its $2 billion sale up in the air.
An attorney for Shelly Sterling submitted a request on Wednesday for an emergency court hearing to confirm her as the controlling owner of the Los Angeles Clippers in an attempt to block estranged husband Donald Sterling from stopping the $2 billion sale of the NBA team.
Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has decided not to support the sale of the team and will go forward with a federal lawsuit against the National Basketball Association.