Donald Sterling Might Fight Despite $2 bn Clippers Price Tag

Donald Sterling wants to hear from the league ahead of a scheduled hearing before the board of governors Tuesday, when his fellow 29 owners are due to vote on whether to terminate his ownership.

updated: May 30, 2014 08:22 IST
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Los Angeles: Steve Ballmer is poised to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, US media reported Thursday, even as a lawyer for Donald Sterling said the embattled owner might fight a sale.

The Los Angeles Times and ESPN cited unnamed sources as saying the mammoth bid by former Microsoft chief executive Ballmer had been accepted over at least two others.

Shelly Sterling was authorized by her husband to negotiate a sale of the team last week, but attorney Maxwell Blecher told CNN that Donald Sterling still maintained that the club could not be sold without his approval.

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