CLIPPERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CLIPPERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583456812014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431722014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343172@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Ballmer makes debut as new Clippers owner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310651-77/ballmer-clippers-team-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310651-77/ballmer-clippers-team-angeles.html.csp">Ballmer makes debut as new Clippers owner</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on 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 as he took the stage in front of 4,500 fans. Ballmer paid a record $2 billion for the team in a sale that was confirmed by a judge last week. The na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583106512014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310651@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:59:25 MDT NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp">NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T10:49:18.701-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 evidence before this court indicates the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steven Ballmer has closed,” the court wrote. Even if the sale hadn’t closed, the three judges said the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58295308@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:49:18 MDT NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp">NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO’s record $2 billion purchase of the team was confirmed by a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday, clearing the way for the avid pickup basketball player to take over the team from Donald Sterling, who unsuccessfully fought his estranged wife over the sale. The sale achieves Ballmer’s longtime goal of owning a team. He made a bid last year before...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582925062014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292506@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp">NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.606-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donald Sterling is no longer a part of the NBA.The league on Tuesday announced that the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers had been finalized, transferring ownership of the team from Sterling to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Here is the short news release from the league:"The transaction in which Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers closed today following the entry of an order by a California court confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling family, to s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT Judge rules against Sterling, OKs $2B sale of Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233979-77/sterling-clippers-sale-donald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233979-77/sterling-clippers-sale-donald.html.csp">Judge rules against Sterling, OKs $2B sale of Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MELLEY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content"></div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582339792014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233979@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:46:07 MDT