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Donald Sterling

Loses Court Case

To Block Clippers Sale

7/28/2014 2:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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5:25 PM PT -- Outside of court, Shelly talked about the judge's ruling -- saying Donald will actually be HAPPY with the court's decision. 

She added, "We do have love for each other and I hope it will work out between us. And it will and everything will be good."

Shelly also says she believes the league will LIFT the ban on Donald Sterling and he'll be able to attend Clippers games together in her brand new floor seats. 
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Donald Sterling just LOST his bid to block the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

A judge just gave his tentative ruling -- that Shelly Sterling was authorized to cut the $2 billion deal with ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for the sale of the team.

The judge said, "Shelly clearly had the authority to transfer the shares of [the Clippers].

Donald had argued he should never have been stripped of control of the team ... authority she got after 2 doctors determined Donald was mentally incompetent to handle the business affairs of the team.

But the judge begged to differ, concluding the medical examinations were valid and proper. 

The judge also pooh-poohed Donald's testimony.

Although the ruling was tentative, it's almost certain it will become final.

TMZ broke the story ... Donald met with Ballmer last week as it became clear he was going to lose his court case.  If Donald had some leverage, it's pretty much now lost.

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whofuggincares    

Good riddance, you racist punk.

85 days ago
2.

Gretel    

He's an old guy, he's a mess. So is she. Racism or whatever bandwagon people are on aside, a tranny whore sold him out. Do you think Shelly is Mother Theresa? I think not.

85 days ago
3.

Tarington    

It's okay Grandpa won't remember he lost the case anyway

85 days ago
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whofuggincares    

Chris Paul is more valuable to that team than Donald Sterling is to the universe.

85 days ago
5.

O    

That's right you 1% racist greedy mofos. Message to you and the rest of the crew that lives at 740 park ave in NYC. (Google it). We're (99.9%) coming for you!

85 days ago
6.

solu    

I just can't wait til his private investigation is done and brings to light just how corrupt the NBA is.

85 days ago
7.

jackmama311    

where's that ex-boyfriend, the man in the iron mask at?

85 days ago
8.

boo boo    

Slaaaaam Dunk!

85 days ago
9.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

Do any of you think Shelly is the benevolent humanist? Nah.

85 days ago
10.

Northwest Airlines    

People be careful what text you send to people, be careful what you say on the phone to people, beware of what gossip you might say about people. Running them lips will cost you in the long run.

85 days ago
11.

J    

F--- Y-- DONALD STERLING! Now the Clippers have a shot at being great!!!!

85 days ago
12.

Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

You cannot go against money/powers that be

85 days ago
13.

generayburn    

All along , I said , Sterling deserved the same due process all Americans deserverve . Noe he has gotten his . Now get lost .

85 days ago
14.

6one9    

Take the $$$ and call IT a day `` old dude!!!

Over & out!!

85 days ago
15.

paul a.    

Despite this, I still feel it was wrong for him to lose the team over a private conversation.

85 days ago
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