That the Los Angeles Clippers have interest in Paul Pierce is old news. Now, their desire to land the future Hall-of-Famer has become a bit more serious. According to ESPN, the Clippers have had discussions with the Brooklyn Nets on a sign-and-trade that would bring Pierce to LA. Read More »
It didn’t seem right to watch Paul Pierce walk to the bench last season and not see Doc Rivers there beside him. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t think so, either. Read More »
Now that LeBron James has opted out and will become a free agent on July 1, teams are having internal discussions to figure out which assets they have to offer in a potential trade to create the cap space required to offer LeBron a max deal. The Clippers are a dark horse in this race, but not everyone on their roster is available.
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LeBron James surprised many this morning when his agent informed the world he will exercise his early termination option in his contract with the Heat and would become a free agent on July 1. It seems he hasn’t talked to the other two-thirds of Miami’s Big Three, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, but planned to do so as he looks over his multitude of options in free agency next month. Read More »
Former San Diego Padres star and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn passed away today at the age of 54 after battling cancer for the past several years. He’ll be remembered as one of the best hitters in the history of Major League Baseball. That part of his sports story, you probably already know. We’re here to tell you about the other part, the one involving his basketball career and how he was drafted by an NBA team.
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/ Jun 12, 2014 / 3:15 pm
With Donald Sterling set to fight the NBA and wife Shelly Sterling on the NBA record $2 billion sale of the Clippers to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Sterling’s mental capacity has been questioned, and recent court documents revealed by the OC Register before a hearing to make Shelly the sole trustee show a diagnosis of “cognitive impairment” for Donald, including an inability to draw the numbers on a clock face or spell “world” backward. Read More »
By now, we’ve learned to not assume anything in the Donald Sterling controversy. On Monday, Sterling changed his mind and decided to proceed with his lawsuit against the NBA. Because of this new development, the league might have an owner termination hearing after all.
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It seems the detritus left over from Donald Sterling‘s tenure as owner of the Clippers still hasn’t been expunged. Less than a day after NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a press conference right before Game 2 Sterling had dropped his lawsuit against the NBA and agreed to the sale of the team — through wife Shelly — to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, he’s welshed on the deal. Read More »
Yesterday, we told you about how Donald Sterling spent Sunday at a predominantly black church in Los Angeles and V. Stiviano getting physically assaulted in New York. Well, another day, another Sterling headline. He was sued by ex-lover Maiko Maya King last night, and the details from the lawsuit, if true, further establishes a long history of racism from Sterling, as if we need more proof at this point.
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It was supposed to be a long slog through court proceedings to get disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling to relinquish his team, but last night co-owner and wife Shelly Sterling revealed they’d accepted a $2 billion bid from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. According to ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne, Donald was declared “mentally incapacitated” under the terms of the trust to own the team and was forced to cede all power to Shelly for the sale. Read More »