Aug 19th, 2014

Ballmer introduced as owner of Clippers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself,” exchanging high-fives and chest-bumping […]

Aug 18th, 2014

Shawn Marion agrees to contract with Cleveland

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NBA Marion agrees with Cavaliers Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He’ll get it playing with LeBron James. The free-agent forward has agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday. The 36-year-old Marion informed the Cavaliers this weekend that […]

Aug 15th, 2014

Isaiah Thomas has surgery on wrist

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NBA Thomas has surgery Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left wrist. The team said the former Huskies star is expected to be able to participate fully in the team’s training camp. The Suns acquired Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings on July 12. Cousins’ injury […]

Aug 14th, 2014

Sterling loses appeal to block LA Clippers sale

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — Donald Sterling’s latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District Court of Appeal issued a brief order Wednesday saying it couldn’t halt a sale that had been completed. “The […]

Aug 14th, 2014

LeBron James returns to Miami on Christmas

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NEW YORK — LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas. The NBA regular season will open Oct. 28, with the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs hosting the Dallas Mavericks in one of […]

Aug 13th, 2014

Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team’s new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA’s longest-tenured owner. Sterling bought the team in 1981 for $12 million and presided over decades of losing seasons before engaging […]

Aug 13th, 2014

It’s official: Steve Ballmer is Clippers owner

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team’s new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA’s longest-tenured owner. Sterling bought the team in 1981 for $12 million and presided over decades of losing seasons before engaging in […]

Aug 12th, 2014

Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday for a record $2 billion. The team said the sale closed after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise to the former Microsoft CEO. […]

Aug 9th, 2014

LeBron James’ homecoming to Ohio draws crowd of about 30,000

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NBA James has homecoming party LeBron James is home and the four-time league most valuable player said Friday he is not leaving again. James, 29, said he intends to play the rest of his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team he returned to last month after four seasons in Miami. When he signed […]

Aug 8th, 2014

Cavaliers, Wolves finalize trade of Kevin Love

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They’re about to team up again, this time to try to end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought. Love will soon be on his way from Minnesota to Cleveland after the teams reached an agreement in principle to a trade that will send the All-Star forward […]

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