TAG: Los Angeles Clippers

NBA / Aug 27, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Doc Rivers Agrees To New Five-Year, $50 Million Contract With Clippers

Doc Rivers, Steve Ballmer

Apparently $21 million over three years wasn’t enough for Doc Rivers. Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer thought so, too. Rivers has agreed to a five-year contract worth in excess of $10 million annually to remain with the Clippers through the 2018-2019 season, reports say. Read More »

Video / Aug 18, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Watch New Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Get Psyched At Team Rally

Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer (photo. Jovan Buha Instagram)

We’re all extremely excited about Steve Ballmer replacing the despicable Donald Sterling as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. After this video of Ballmer getting psyched at the Clippers Fan Festival surfaced, though, it’s safe to say no one is more thrilled at the change in ownership than he is. Read More »

High School / Aug 18, 2014 / 11:45 am

Steve Ballmer’s Controversial “Ownership” Of High School Team

Clippers Fans

After a lengthy and drawn out process, Steve Ballmer — the former Microsoft CEO — is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. It turns out he has a bit of experience as the owner of a team already, as details have emerged about his involvement with the high school basketball team where his three sons play. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Shelly Sterling Given Title “Clippers No. 1 Fan” For Life

Shelly Sterling, Donald Sterling

Earlier today came the announcement former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had officially inherited ownership of the Clippers. Now comes word the estranged wife Donald Sterling and the careholder of the Clippers during the bidding process Ballmer eventually won, Shelly Sterling, will have a hand in the new franchise and will even get the designation, “Clippers’ Number 1 Fan.” Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2014 / 1:45 pm

League Announces Official Sale Of Clippers To Steve Ballmer

Donald Sterling Protest

Donald Sterling’s reign of bigotry, embarrassment, and wide-ranging ineptitude as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is finally, officially over. The NBA announced today that the pending sale of the franchise to Steve Ballmer has been finalized. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2014 / 12:45 pm

David Stern Explains Why He Didn’t Deal With Donald Sterling During His Tenure

Adam Silver, David Stern

Last Friday, former NBA commissioner David Stern was officially inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. In an interview yesterday, he was asked why Donald Sterling remained owner of the Clippers during his entire tenure. Read More »

NBA / Aug 10, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: Warriors At Clippers Set For Christmas

Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Blake Griffin

The NBA’s annual slate of games on Christmas is always must-watch basketball, but this season’s showcase is especially intriguing. Two weeks after reports surfaced that LeBron James would make his initial return to the Miami Heat with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 25 comes word that we’ll also be in for another installment of the league’s best rivalry amid present-opening and turkey-eating, too. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, NBA / Aug 6, 2014 / 11:15 am

Blake Griffin: “My Back Is Not Fractured, I’ll Be Fine”

Blake Griffin

There’s been some mystery surrounding Blake Griffin this summer. First, he withdrew from the 2014 FIBA World Cup, citing the need to rest and prepare for the upcoming season. Then, it was revealed Griffin had suffered a small back fracture, which was reported after photos came out of him doing backflips into the Adriatic Sea. This week, Griffin clarified his injury status. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 29, 2014 / 11:30 am

Judge Rules For Shelly Sterling, Paving Path For Clippers Sale To Ballmer

Shelly Sterling, Donald Sterling

Yesterday the judge awarded Shelly Sterling a resounding win in her probate trail with estranged husband Donald Sterling. The decision will allow the record $2 billion sale of the Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to be completed. More importantly to basketball fans, we’ll now avoid the threat of a boycott by members of the Clippers and their coaching staff when training camp’s open in the fall. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Jul 29, 2014 / 10:15 am

Blake Griffin’s Small Back Fracture Reveal Comes After Back-Flipping Into Sea

Blake Griffin, Serge Ibaka

Blake Griffin‘s status for Team USA before the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain this summer is already known: he won’t be participating, and at the time he announced his withdrawal it was because he wanted to rest and prepare for next season with the Clippers. Now ESPN reports he suffered a small back fracture during the playoffs, and doctor’s advised he sit out the World Cup as a precautionary measure. Huh? Read More »