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Donald Sterling & The Inside Story of the Sale of the LA Clippers

November 2015

What really happened in the tumultuous events that led to the sale of the LA Clippers by owner Donald Sterling for $2 billion in June?

Shelly Sterling’s attorney, Pierce O¹Donnell of Greenberg Glusker, reveals the inside story that led to the sale of the Clippers.  Secret meetings with the NBA.  How Shelly Sterling got Donald to initially agree to sell the team. The negotiations with prospective buyers that led to the eventual sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.  Attorney O’Donnell says he “never trusted Donald Sterling. He was determined to derail the sale,” and the many twists and turns in the case bore that out.  How Shelly Sterling and her attorneys succeeded in getting Donald ruled incompetent and removed from the family trust. And the precedent-setting lawsuit against Donald Sterling’s mistress that led to Sterling’s downfall.

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