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Friday, May 30, 2014

Is Donald Sterling Planning to Sue the NBA for One Billion Dollars?

Posted by on Fri, May 30, 2014 at 2:31 PM

That's what NBC's Tim Stelloh says:

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is planning to sue the league after he was forced to relinquish control of the team, NBC News has learned.

A source close to Sterling says that he will file a lawsuit this afternoon seeking damages in excess of $1 billion.

People sure are tossing the billions around this week, aren't they?


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Dougsf 1
He's going to have a tough time proving damages after accepting his share of the $2B windfall. Also, PLEASE put him on the stand.
Posted by Dougsf on May 30, 2014 at 2:48 PM · Report this
Posted by Urgutha Forka on May 30, 2014 at 2:50 PM · Report this
sasha 3
Why sue when he could just take over the Swallow Valley Mall and Pizza Court?…
Posted by sasha on May 30, 2014 at 3:13 PM · Report this
venomlash 4
Posted by venomlash on May 30, 2014 at 3:37 PM · Report this
Fnarf 5
What a colossal prick.

You know he cheats on his taxes too? He's a slumlord, and some of his properties are still being paid in the name of his grandmother who died fifty years ago. Hopefully he will join her any minute now.
Posted by Fnarf on May 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM · Report this
Sir Vic 6
And how, exactly, are lawyers supposed to depose Mr. Sterling, who has been recently deemed "mentally incapacitated" by those in charge of the Trust that owns the team?

Sterling's career and fortune have been built on using the legal system to bully those without the means for effective counsel. The NBA is moving past the consigliere style of legal action (Stern), so they'll actually have a genuine legal team making a factual based argument that "It's their game, and they decide who plays". (Which is what every lawyer who has seen the NBA constitution has said.)
Posted by Sir Vic on May 30, 2014 at 3:46 PM · Report this
Hopefully his case gets a black judge.
Posted by GermanSausage on May 30, 2014 at 3:55 PM · Report this
It just shows a Billion ain't what it used to be!
Posted by pat L on May 30, 2014 at 5:03 PM · Report this
Jabba need dollahs!
Posted by hola on May 30, 2014 at 5:31 PM · Report this
MrBaker 10
Here is the lawsuit…

You're welcome.
Posted by MrBaker on May 30, 2014 at 10:01 PM · Report this
Ignorant piece of racist shit.
Posted by longwayhome on June 1, 2014 at 8:54 PM · Report this

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