As the NBA actively tries to remove the Los Angeles Clippers from anyone with the last name Sterling, the list of celebrities who are interested in buying the team gets longer and longer. Oprah, Dr. Dre and Magic Johnson have all expressed their interest and now we can tack on former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to the list.
Clipper ownership watch? Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, walked up to sit with Adam Silver between quarters here.
— Bill Plaschke (@BillPlaschke) May 11, 2014
Ballmer has been trying to acquire a team for years. The only problem is that he wants a team in Seattle, which is fine but wouldn’t happen if he actually did buy the Clippers.