Say what?! $2,000,000,000 for the Los Angeles Clippers?

Yes, you read that right. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, one of the wealthiest men in the world, agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday for $2 billion in the wake of controversy over a racist recording of owner Donald Sterling and the NBA's order that the Sterlings sell.

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  1. Yes, you read that right. Nine zeros.

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, one of the wealthiest men in the United States, agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday for $2 billion (some legal steps remain). His acquisition of the team comes in the wake of controversy over a racist recording of owner Donald Sterling was published by TMZ and the NBA ordered Donald and Shelly Sterling to sell. It also comes less than a year after he pocketed nearly $1 billion by quitting his job.
  2. Steve Ballmer going crazy
  3. Following the news, people took to social media to share their opinions on the record-breaking sale price, likening it to Beats Electronics recent sale, lamenting their own missed opportunity at purchasing the team, and taking a hard look at what it all means...
  4. But what does it all mean?

  5. 'That's almost Dre money'

  6. Never had a chance

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