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High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship
High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship

The NBA announced that the sale of the Clippers was all but done Friday, and billionaire technology magnate Steve Ballmer said he is ready to pull the franchise out of chaos and "live out the dream and make this kind of America's team." The former Microsoft chief executive, who bid a record $2 billion, described "a big, bold dream for the Clippers" that included winning NBA championships. He talked about turning the team into a role model of inclusiveness, after a month of unrest that followed the release of an audio recording of team co-owner Donald Sterling chastising a female companion for socializing in public with African Americans. Even as Ballmer spoke,...

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