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Donald Sterling negotiating dismissal of federal lawsuit against NBA
Donald Sterling negotiating dismissal of federal lawsuit against NBA

Attorneys for Donald Sterling and the NBA are negotiating the possible dismissal of his federal antitrust lawsuit against the league, according to court filings Thursday. The development grew out of a meeting last week between Maxwell Blecher, representing the former Clippers owner, and one of the NBA’s attorneys, Jason Russell. “During that meeting, Mr. Russell and I began negotiating a possible dismissal of this action,” Blecher wrote in a declaration filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Sterling sued the NBA in May, the day after Shelly Sterling agreed to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer, seeking damages of more than $1 billion. The league...

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