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L.A. Clippers

State Farm is Back On Board ...

Now That Sterling's Gone

8/13/2014 12:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Steve Ballmer
's purchase of the L.A. Clippers is already paying off -- huge sponsor State Farm is jumping back into bed with the team now that the old Sterling regime is dead ... TMZ Sports has learned.

A rep for the insurance giant tells us it reinstated its deal with the Clippers almost immediately after the NBA made the official announcement yesterday that Ballmer's $2 billion deal had been approved.

We broke the story ... State Farm suspended its relationship with the Clips after we posted Sterling's racist audio recordings. 

More than a dozen advertisers jumped ship back in April.

Like a good sponsor, State Farm is there ... again. For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!

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