Donald Sterling Rumors

Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his appeal Monday to regain the team his estranged wife sold last year for a record $2 billion after he was booted from the NBA for making discriminatory remarks about black people. The 2nd District Court of Appeal said Shelly Sterling properly removed her husband from a family trust that owned the team and that the sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer prevented the trust from an “extraordinary loss.” Shelly Sterling took control of the family trust after a recording surfaced of Donald Sterling making offensive comments to a young girlfriend about black people and other minorities.
The appeals court said Donald Sterling failed to show the judge committed any legal error. The three-judge panel also noted that before Sterling refused to sign off on the sale he had congratulated his wife on the price she negotiated. “Wow, you really did a good job,” he exclaimed. The price was $400 million above the next-best offer and far above what anyone thought the team, a perennial loser that was on the rise, would fetch.
Ramona Shelburne: Donald Sterling’s lawyer Bobby Samini has asked for a full accounting. “We want to know where the money went. A billion is a lot of money”. Donald Sterling, essentially, has received nothing yet from the sale because he’s still suing the league & Shelly. Shelly Sterling controls the family trust, if u remember, because doctors declared him mentally unfit to control business & legal affairs. ESPN also reported back in April that Donald and Shelly still spend time together despite their separation