Tuesday, April 21, 2015   

(NBA) Attorney: Clippers owner says no deal; suit goes on
(06-10 10:19)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said Monday.
Attorney Maxwell Blecher says Monday that Sterling "instructed (us) to prosecute the lawsuit'' and the deal's off.
The $2 billion sale was negotiated by wife Shelly Sterling after Donald Sterling's racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the NBA moved to oust him as owner. The lawsuit alleges the league violated his constitutional rights, antitrust laws and committed breach of contract.
Donald Sterling agreed to ink the deal and drop the suit last week, but then decided against it after learning the NBA won't revoke its lifetime ban and fine. --AP   
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