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Sale of Clippers officially closes; Ballmer becomes new owner

POSTED: Aug 12, 2014 12:50 PM ET

Official Release


— The transaction in which Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers closed today following the entry of an order by a California court confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the team.

The NBA Board of Governors previously approved the sale and Ballmer is now the Clippers Governor.