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LA Clippers

Report Team Is Sold ...

UNTRUE

5/29/2014 4:04 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

LA Clippers Sold
A new report by the L.A. Times that the L.A. Clippers have been sold to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion is not true ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Sources familiar with the negotiations tell us ... Shelly Sterling is in a meeting now -- at the time of this post -- negotiating with Ballmer and several other prospective buyers who have made offers.

We're told Shelly is currently reviewing documents, but no agreement has been struck with anyone.

Our sources say, however, a deal will be finalized by end of business Friday ... and Ballmer is definitely in the running.

TMZ broke the story ... Ballmer is toward the top of Shelly's list and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is aware she is negotiating to sell the team.

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31.

DarkAlly    

Report That ANYONE Cares: UNTRUE!!!

113 days ago
32.

Mark Santeramo    

Idiot..magic johnson tweeted 20 min ago that steve ballmer bought for 2 bills

113 days ago
33.

Unbroken Chain    

Man, I was just wondering what the Miami Heat must be worth. We have a new stadium here. 3 billion?? My gosh, it just proves that very few people have all the money in the world. This guy has some serious money

113 days ago
34.

Alleged_Free    

TMZ claims they're untrue because TMZ feels that they have to BREAK THE STORY on everything. Too bad the paperwork has already been signed and sent to the NBA. Sorry TMZ. Get out of the sports game. You don't belong.

113 days ago
35.

Unbroken Chain    

For the people who think this guy is a racist, this whole situation sends a bad message. He is being ridiculously rewarded after all this has gone down. That's not good for young people to see. That's why ignorant people should just be ignored and people should just make sure they themselves are good people

113 days ago
36.

Dadpaulywog    

So if this is true we now live in a country where personal property is not safe.....

113 days ago
37.

me    

Capital gains!! Out if 2 billion he will get 1 billion and pay 300 million in capital gains. I wouldn't sell on the principal of paying the government that.

113 days ago
38.

Perky    

Does anybody know if there are there any so-called Jew Khuntz lawyers involved in the negotiations?

113 days ago
39.

ariesalyson    

It is final now. One hour ago it was breaking news on ESPN.

113 days ago
40.

nikalslick219    

Honestly for all we know the new owner is besties . Duhhhhh. Who ya'll fooln. I use to do the same thing with my electric bill

113 days ago
41.

bring back recent posts    

I notice the V.tramp is not out running around, no wonder, she will have a lot of peeps despising her cause she created this overblown inflated sale. NBA is nuts if they all approve it. Stupid girl in the end, she will end up in a ditch somewhere either way, just watch!

113 days ago
42.

Mr.ha    

I Mr. And Mrs. Sterling would like to thank TMZ for making us even richer. To bad TMZ doesn't work on commission. $$$$

113 days ago
43.

Dadpaulywog    

Actually Donald Sterling would have to approve the sale.

113 days ago
44.

Vote2012    

We all know the a Oprah will buy this team, she has wanted this team since day one.

113 days ago
45.

Observer    

TMZ......

Wrong again.

113 days ago
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