Donald Sterling suffered another legal defeat Monday when California's 2nd District Court of Appeal affirmed the probate ruling that cleared the way for the record $2-billion sale of the Clippers.
The three-justice panel wrote in the opinion that evidence "overwhelmingly supported" the decision last year by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas.
"On appeal, Donald fails to demonstrate any legal error and fails to consider the facts in accordance with the proper standards on appeal," the opinion said.
Sterling wanted the appellate court to undo the sale to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer. Instead, the justices...