Who Is the Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers?

Who Is the Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers?

Who Is the Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers?

The owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is Steve Ballmer, as of July 2015. Ballmer is a former Microsoft employee and the richest American sports team owner, with a net worth of 22.5 billion dollars.

Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling in August 2014. The NBA commissioner forced Donald Sterling to sell the team after a voice recording leaked of him making racist comments to his girlfriend. The commissioner also banned Sterling for life, preventing him from owning any future teams. In 2015, the Clippers released a new team logo under the ownership of Steve Ballmer in an attempt to rebrand the basketball club.