According to media reports, Donald Sterling’s attorneys say the 80-year-old has agreed to the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, as well as will drop his lawsuit against the NBA.
Sterling previously announced he would sue the NBA
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on the grounds that his constitutional rights had been violated, saying that the recordings of his racist remarks were made illegally. He also claimed that the $2.5 million fine levied against him by the NBA was a breach of contract and the force of a sale violated antitrust laws.
The NBA owners must approve the sale of the Clippers to the former Microsoft CEO before the deal can become official.