Donald Sterling Loses Appeal to Regain Ownership of Clippers: Comments, Reaction

November 16th, 2015 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »
Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his team in 2014. He took another loss Monday.

According to ABC7 in Los Angeles, Sterling lost his appeal to regain ownership of the Clippers, who were sold for $2 billion.

Brian Melley of the Associated Press, via, noted, "The 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled Monday that Sterling failed to show any legal error by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge who approved the sale last year.”

Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times reported in October that Sterling wanted the court to "reverse last year's decision by Judge Michael Levanas that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing her husband as a member of the family trust that controlled the franchise and agreeing to sell it to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer."

Fenno added that Levanas "issued an unusual order under section 1310(b) of the probate code that allowed the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to proceed regardless of any appeal by Donald Sterling.

"In a submission to the appellate court, Sterling's attorneys argued that the order was a 'reversible error' that led to a 'miscarriage o ...

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