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Donald Sterling's gifts to companion V. Stiviano totaled $3.6 million, according to a Los Angeles Times report. 

By SI Wire
April 03, 2015

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's gifts to his 32-year-old companion V. Stiviano totaled $3.6 million and included four cars, a Spanish-style house and $1.2 million in cash, according to a Los Angeles Times report. 

Sterling is currently in a court battle with his wife, Shelly Sterling, over whether or not he used assets shared between the two to arrange for the gifts to Stiviano, which also included $200,000 in credit cards, Chanel bags, a Cartier bracelet and Louis Vuitton suitcase. 

Shelly Sterling has asked a judge to require Stiviano to repay $2.8 million, according to the report. Shelly Sterling has alleged Stiviano is her husband's mistress, while Donald Sterling maintains the two are platonic friends. 

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The case is currently in Los Angeles County Superior Court. A judge is expected to rule in the case "soon," the report said. 

Sterling also spent $1 on a donation to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital as part of a purchase at a CVS store, the report said.

Last year, Sterling was removed as the owner of the Clippers after audio recordings emerged of him making racially insensitive remarks. 

- Will Green

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