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  • • Steve Ballmer pledges more than $25 million to coronavirus relief efforts
    The NFL is falling behind the NBA in one key area. L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has, through his foundation, pledged more than $25 million to coronavirus relief efforts, according to the L.A. Times. The Ballmer Group’s latest contribution will be used to accelerate testing for a vaccine, per the report. The biggest donation from [more]...2020
  • • Knicks owner James Dolan has coronavirus, experiencing few symptoms
    New York Knicks owner James Dolan has COVID-19 but is doing well, the team announced on Saturday. The Knicks said in a statement that Dolan has been in self-isolation and not experiencing many symptoms after testing positive for the virus. Dolan is also continuing to oversee the business operations for Madison Square Garden Company. Dolan has been busy with recent business deals. His MSG company a...2020
  • Steve Ballmer: Clippers will now lose at least $10 million this year
    • Steve Ballmer: Clippers will now lose at least $10 million this year
    "Net, it'll certainly be an eight-digit loss for us."...2020
  • • Steve Ballmer says Clippers will lose at least $10 million due to COVID-19 suspension
    The NBA season has been suspended nearly three weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the United States. The suspension came after Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert tested positive for the novel coronavirus. There’s no telling when the NBA season will resume, if at all. In talking about the work stoppage with Bloomberg, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer indicated that his team is set to lose a...2020
  • • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer donates $25M to fight COVID-19
    Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, through the Ballmer Group, has pledged more than $25MM in aid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN tweets. The donation will help Seattle, Southeast Michigan and Los Angeles, areas that have been hard hit by coronavirus. It includes $10MM to University of Washington Medicine’s Emergency Response Fund to speed up testing for a COVID-19 vaccine. In an ...2020
  • • Coronavirus: Clippers owner Steve Ballmer to donate $25 million to help with COVID-19 crisis
    $10 million will be sent to the University of Washington to help fund research for a vaccine...2020
  • • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer will buy the LA Forum and build new arena near it
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by LA Clippers (@laclippers) on Mar 11, 2020 at 12:10pm PDT Big moves that Clippers ownership have focused on for a while now have taken a major step forward. Here’s the OC Register: The owners of the Los Angeles Clippers will buy The Forum concert venue in … Continue reading "Clippers owner Steve Ballmer will buy the LA Forum and build new are...2020
  • • Ballmer to buy Forum, clearing path for new arena
    Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has reached an agreement to purchase the Forum in Inglewood for $400 million in cash from The Madison Square Garden Company, clearing the biggest obstacle in the franchise's way of building a new arena in the area....2020
  • • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer strikes $400 million deal to buy Forum in Inglewood from James Dolan
    The Clippers' ownership will have full control of the former home of the Lakers...2020
  • • Clippers buy The Forum in Inglewood from MSG for $400 million
    The LA Clippers’ plan to build a new arena in Inglewood is moving forward. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that they have purchased The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. from Madison Square Garden for $400 million in cash. The deal is expected to close next quarter (some time between April-June). As part of the agreement, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer plans to keep The Forum operating as a music venue a...2020

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  • • Steve Ballmer says Clippers will lose at least $10 million due to COVID-19 suspension
    The NBA season has been suspended nearly three weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the United States. The suspension came after Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert tested positive for the novel coronavirus. There’s no telling when the NBA season will resume, if at all. In talking about the work stoppage with Bloomberg, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer indicated that his team is set to lose a...2020
  • • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer donates $25M to fight COVID-19
    Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, through the Ballmer Group, has pledged more than $25MM in aid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN tweets. The donation will help Seattle, Southeast Michigan and Los Angeles, areas that have been hard hit by coronavirus. It includes $10MM to University of Washington Medicine’s Emergency Response Fund to speed up testing for a COVID-19 vaccine. In an ...2020
  • • Clippers looking to trade up for Michael Porter Jr.?
    The Clippers have their eyes on Michael Porter Jr. and are hoping to use their picks at No. 12 and 13 to trade up in the draft, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer. The Missouri forward, who missed almost the entire season with a back injury, could give L.A. a reliable scorer in the frontcourt. O’Connor notes that team owner Steve Ballmer stopped his session with the media at the combine to ...2018
  • • Doc Rivers, Clippers reportedly agree to extension
    Clippers coach Doc Rivers has reached an agreement with owner Steve Ballmer on a multi-year extension, reports Bill Plaschke of The Los Angeles Times. Nothing has been made official, but Plaschke speculates the news means Rivers is willing to be part of a rebuilding effort in L.A.There had been rumors that Rivers, who has one year remaining on his current contract, may not want to stay with the or...2018
  • • Steve Ballmer: Clippers traded Griffin to move towards ‘modern NBA’
    Steve Ballmer spoke at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Saturday about the controversial move to trade Blake Griffin. According to ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz, Ballmer said at the conference that trading Griffin was a “was a very difficult decision.” However, it was a decision needed to create “a greater distribution of responsibility.”“[Blake] is obviously a superstar player. But if you...2018
  • • Clippers Moved Griffin to ‘Adapt to Modern NBA’
    Before the NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Clippers would move on for Blake Griffin. But according to owner Steve Ballmer, there’s one particular reason why.“(Griffin) is obviously a superstar player. But if you look at what happened injury-wise, if you look at the kind of chemistry we were getting on our team, the thing you can see at the high level with the numbers when I started – one guy g...2018
  • • Clippers owner: Chemistry issues led to the trade of Blake Griffin
    The Los Angeles Clippers shocked the NBA world back in January by sending All-Star forward Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons in a blockbuster trade. This came mere months after Los Angeles had handed Griffin the largest contract in franchise history.The change of philosophy from the team’s front office led many to believe the Clippers were intent on going with a full-scale rebuild. But once the...2018
  • • Report: Paul likely to re-sign with Clippers; Griffin more uncertain
    The Los Angeles Clippers will be facing something of a crossroads this summer, but it sounds like at least one of their stars is more likely than not to return.ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz took an in-depth look at the state of the Clippers, who face losing both point guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin to free agency this coming summer. According to Arnovitz, Clipper sources believe Paul will ulti...2017
  • • Clips Have Good Reason to Think They Can Beat Warriors, but Do They Believe It?
    2016
  • • Clippers and Cavaliers Wouldn't Have Today's Stars Without Long-Forgotten Trade
    2016

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Steve Ballmer trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Clippers buy The Forum in Inglewood from MSG for $400 million
    The LA Clippers’ plan to build a new arena in Inglewood is moving forward. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that they have purchased The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. from Madison Square Garden for $400 million in cash. The deal is expected to close next quarter (some time between April-June). As part of the agreement, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer plans to keep The Forum operating as a music venue a...2020
  • • Doc Rivers signs extension with Clippers
    Doc Rivers’ long-term extension with the Clippers is now official, according to Andrew Greif of The Los Angeles Times. Rivers, who first discussed the extension offer in March in response to rumors that he was considering leaving to coach the Lakers, told Greif today that he has signed the deal. “I’m going nowhere,” Rivers said to reporters on March 19. “I can tell you that straight and up front. ...2019
  • • Clippers might be Knicks' toughest competitors in free agency
    Today’s game with the Clippers barely mattered to the Knicks; it’s the summer battle over free agents that’s going to be important, writes Marc Berman of The New York Post. There have been whispers around the league that New York is in good position to land Kevin Durant and another elite free agent after clearing tons of cap room with the Kristaps Porzingis trade. However, the Clippers could be th...2019
  • • Doc brushes off Lakers link: 'I am going nowhere'
    Doc Rivers shut down any talk of his potential candidacy for the Lakers job, saying he and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have verbally agreed to a long-term contract extension....2019
  • • Doc brushes off Lakers link: 'I am going nowhere'
    Doc Rivers says he and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have verbally agreed to work out a long-term contract extension....2019
  • • Doc Rivers plans to be with the Clippers for a 'long time'
    Everyone is going to the Lakers or at least that’s what the rumor mill might lead readers to believe. The latest person caught up in fake news was Doc Rivers, as there were whispers of him leaving the Clippers to join the Lakers. Rivers has no time for gossip. “I have a job and the Lakers have a coach,” Rivers said via Ben Golliver of the Washington Post (Twitter link). “I’m going nowhere. I can t...2019
  • ‘I’m Going Nowhere’: Doc Rivers Shoots Down Lakers Rumors
    • ‘I’m Going Nowhere’: Doc Rivers Shoots Down Lakers Rumors
    Doc Rivers and the LA Clippers revealed that a contract extension had been agreed upon, putting to bed rumors that he could bolt for the Lakers this summer. “I’m going nowhere,” Rivers told reporters Tuesday. Team owner Steve Ballmer intends to hang on to Doc for “a long time.” Per The LA Times: “I’m going […] The post ‘I’m Going Nowhere’: Doc Rivers...2019
  • • Report: Lakers have interest in Clippers' Doc Rivers as head coach
    The Los Angeles Lakers almost assuredly will be in the market for a new head coach this offseason, and there is one person they reportedly would really want to have. Peter Vecsey wrote on Patreon Monday that the Lakers like Doc Rivers and would want to give him the job if he is interested. The article is subscription based, and you can find it here. Even if there is mutual interest between Rivers ...2019
  • • Clippers owner Ballmer wants his team to make the playoffs
    Clippers owner Steve Ballmer wants to see his team in the playoffs, even though it would mean surrendering this year’s first-round pick, writes Sam Amick of The Athletic. Sources tell Amick that Ballmer has made his wishes clear to the organization, although it was widely assumed that the Clippers were resigned to a second straight non-playoff season when they traded Tobias Harris to the Sixers ea...2019
  • • Trading Tobias Harris was tough, but necessary for Clippers to build a superteam
    The Clippers acknowledge the decision to trade away Tobias Harris was difficult, but they believe it was necessary to build the perennial title contender they envision, writes Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Harris was sent to the Sixers last week in exchange for some assets — rookie guard Landry Shamet and a package of draft picks — who could be used to acquire another star, possibly Pe...2019

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  • • Why Your Favorite NBA Team Won't Win the Title: March Edition
    2016
  • • Steve Ballmer Says 'There Needs to Be Consequences' for Blake Griffin
    2016
  • • Off-Court Fight Keeps Clippers, NBA Wondering Who Blake Griffin Really Is
    2016
  • • Can Doc Rivers the Coach Validate Doc Rivers the General Manager?
    2015
  • • DeAndre Jordan Signs with Clippers Despite Prior Agreement with Mavericks
    2015
  • • After All the Changes, Clippers Incapable of Seizing Franchise-Altering Moment
    2015
  • • Will Doc Rivers' GM Mistakes Cloud His Role as LA Clippers Coach?
    2015
  • • Is 2014-15 the Year Oklahoma City Thunder Finally Take a Step Back?
    2014
  • • Steve Ballmer: Just Your Average, Everyday Billionaire Who Saved the Clippers
    2014

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  • • Blake Griffin: Returning to Clippers was 'no-brainer'
    Blake Griffin never came particularly close to joining the exodus from the Los Angeles Clippers this summer.Griffin said Wednesday that he considered returning to the Clippers a “no-brainer,” and that he’d like to spend his entire career with the organization.“Obviously this has been my home since I was drafted, and a lot went into this decision for me,” Griffin said, via Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN. “...2017
  • • Hawks GM Wes Wilcox Makes Racially Insensitive Joke at Fan Event
    2017
  • • Clippers and Cavaliers Wouldn't Have Today's Stars Without Long-Forgotten Trade
    2016
  • • Donald Sterling, NBA Settle Lawsuit over Clippers Sale: Latest Details, Reaction
    2016
  • • Donald Sterling to Appeal Dismissed Lawsuit Filed Against NBA: Details, Reaction
    2016
  • • Donald Sterling's Lawsuit Against NBA Dismissed: Details, Comments, Reaction
    2016
  • • Donald, Shelly Sterling call off divorce
    Shelly and Donald Sterling just can’t seem to get enough of each other. Donald filed for a divorce from Shelly last August, but TMZ Sports says Shelly asked the judge to throw out the papers. The two signed off on the request immediately, which stopped the divorce process. The Sterlings have been married since 1955 but were said to be estranged for several years. Donald has had relationships outsi...2016
  • • Donald, Shelly Sterling call off divorce
    Shelly and Donald Sterling just can’t seem to get enough of each other. Donald filed for a divorce from Shelly last August, but TMZ Sports says Shelly asked the judge to throw out the papers. The two signed off on the request immediately, which stopped the divorce process. The Sterlings have been married since 1955 but were said to be estranged for several years. Donald has had relationships outsi...2016
  • • Why Your Favorite NBA Team Won't Win the Title: March Edition
    2016
  • • Donald Sterling Loses Appeal to Regain Ownership of Clippers: Comments, Reaction
    2015

Top Steve Ballmer news

  • • Michael Jordan Appears on Forbes' World's Richest Billionaires List for 1st Time
    2015
  • • DeAndre Jordan Signs with Clippers Despite Prior Agreement with Mavericks
    2015
  • • Ballmer to buy Forum, clearing path for new arena
    2020
  • • Blake Griffin Won't Stop Dunking on San Antonio's Aron Baynes
    2015
  • • Clippers Owner on Unpopular New Uniforms: ‘Change is Always Hard’
    2015
  • • WATCH: LA Clippers Unveil New Logos and Uniforms
    2015
  • • Blake Griffin Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Clippers Star
    2016
  • • Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer and Mark Cuban Wind Up on Kiss Cam
    2015
  • • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer strikes $400 million deal to buy Forum in Inglewood from James Dolan
    2020
  • • Sources: Clips' Ballmer nears deal to buy Forum
    Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is in advanced negotiations to purchase The Forum from the Madison Square Garden Co., an acquisition that would clear a major hurdle in the franchise's efforts to construct a new home arena in the vicinity, sources told ESPN....2020

Steve Ballmer fantasy rankings and news

  • • NBA Insider: Criticism of Mark Jackson May Not Be Simply a Matter of Xs and Os
    2014
  • • Steve Ballmer: Just Your Average, Everyday Billionaire Who Saved the Clippers
    2014

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  • • Steve Ballmer says Clippers will lose at least $10 million due to COVID-19 suspension
    2020
  • • Doc Rivers signs extension with Clippers
    2019
  • • Clippers might be Knicks' toughest competitors in free agency
    2019
  • Clippers show resolve, fight, while Lakers show why they will miss playoffs in loss
    • Clippers show resolve, fight, while Lakers show why they will miss playoffs in loss
    It was the kind of win that had Clippers owner Steve Ballmer walking down the halls of Staples Center yelling, "Yes! Yes!"...2019
  • Clippers show resolve, while Lakers show why they will miss playoffs in loss
    • Clippers show resolve, while Lakers show why they will miss playoffs in loss
    It was the kind of win that had Clippers owner Steve Ballmer yelling while walking down the halls of the Staples Center....2019
  • • Clippers owner Ballmer wants his team to make the playoffs
    2019
  • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer reportedly tells organization he still wants playoff push
    • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer reportedly tells organization he still wants playoff push
    Make or miss the playoffs, the Clippers real focus is July 1....2019
  • • Clippers looking to trade up for Michael Porter Jr.?
    2018
  • Report: The Clippers, Pistons finalizing deal to send Griffin to Detroit
    • Report: The Clippers, Pistons finalizing deal to send Griffin to Detroit
    The Pistons desperately want to make the playoffs, and Steve Ballmer may have realized it's time to blow the Clippers up....2018
  • • Report: DeAndre Jordan, Clippers not close on extension
    Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has recently had dinner with team owner Steve Ballmer to discuss his future, and has also spoken to the club a few times about an extension, writes Broderick Turner of The Los Angeles Times. However, according to Turner, the two sides aren’t close to a new deal.Jordan, 29, can become an unrestricted free agent this July if he decides to turn down his player option fo...2018

Steve Ballmer rumors, scandals

  • • Clippers might be Knicks' toughest competitors in free agency
    2019
  • • Doc Rivers plans to be with the Clippers for a 'long time'
    2019
  • • Clippers, Doc Rivers agree to contract extension
    The Clippers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement on a deal that will extend the head coach’s contract, the team announced today in a press release. Terms of the agreement aren’t yet known, but Rivers’ contract with the Clips had originally been set to expire at the end of the 2018/19 season.“Doc is one of the top coaches in the NBA, coming off one of his finest seasons since joining the Clipp...2018
  • • Hawks GM Wes Wilcox Makes Racially Insensitive Joke at Fan Event
    2017
  • • Why Your Favorite NBA Team Won't Win the Title: March Edition
    2016
  • • Off-Court Fight Keeps Clippers, NBA Wondering Who Blake Griffin Really Is
    2016
  • • Can Doc Rivers the Coach Validate Doc Rivers the General Manager?
    2015
  • • Clippers' Path to Winning NBA Title May Not Be Only a Fairy Tale for Much Longer
    2015
  • • Chris Paul's Beef with New Referee a Symptom of Larger Problem for Clippers
    2015
  • • Will Doc Rivers' GM Mistakes Cloud His Role as LA Clippers Coach?
    2015

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