Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers to Steve Ballmer, drop NBA lawsuit

Wednesday June 4th, 2014

Donald Sterling's ownership of the Clippers could be coming to a end. (Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images) Donald Sterling's lawyer said his client will drop his $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA. (Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Donald Sterling's lawyer announced the embattled owner of the Los Angeles Clippers has agreed to sell the team to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion and additional benefits.

Attorney Maxwell Blecher said Wednesday that Sterling "has made an agreement with the NBA to resolve all their differences" and approved a deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to Ballmer. The NBA planned to approve the sale pending a vote of the NBA Board of Governors.

Sterling's lawyer also said the deal would resolve all of his client's disputes including a $1 billion breach of contract/antitrust lawsuit filed against the NBA last week.

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