steve ballmer

A new report says that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is now finally and officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA pro basketball team, after a court fight with the team's former owner Donald Sterling went in Ballmer's favor.

Bloomberg TV reports that lawyers for Sterling tried and failed to convince the judge in the case to stop the sale of the L.A. Clippers to Ballmer on Monday night, and that the deal to finally finish the $2 billion purchase closed a few hours after the judge made his ruling.

As we have stated in previous posts about this ongoing fight, we are sure there will be a ton of of Clippy jokes to be had now that Ballmer owns the team. What do you think about Ballmer becoming a pro sport teams owner and will there be a friendly rivalry with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who owns the Portland Trail Blazers?

Source: Bloomberg