Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling settles lawsuit with NBA over sale of Clippers

Donald Sterling settles lawsuit with NBA over sale of Clippers

Donald Sterling once pledged to sue the NBA for the rest of his life.

But the 2½-year legal fight by the former Clippers owner over the $2-billion sale of the franchise to Steve Ballmer ended Friday in a quiet settlement with the league.

Bobby Samini, Sterling’s attorney, confirmed the resolution in an email to The Times.

“Donald is pleased with the outcome and is looking forward to focusing on future endeavors,” Samini wrote.

Details of the settlement weren’t immediately available.

Sterling sued the NBA in May 2014, the day after his wife Shelly Sterling agreed to sell the Clippers to Ballmer following the exposure of...

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