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Clippers owner Steve Ballmer rejected a huge TV deal for this

Claire Atkinson of The New York Post reported that Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer rejected a $60 million TV deal with Fox Sports. Why would he turn down that kind of money? 112 more words

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Report: Clippers owner turns down $60M annual TV deal, wants streaming network

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer didn’t leave his inclination to innovate behind when he left the tech giant in 2014.

The Los Angeles Clippers owner turned down a $60-million annual offer for the local television rights to the team, and he did so with an eye toward creating his own over-the-top streaming network, Claire Atkinson of The New York Post reports. 231 more words

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Steve Ballmer Turned Down A TV Deal So He Can Start A Clippers Streaming Service

The Clippers’ delightfully-quixotic billionaire owner is at it again. In a rather stunning turn of events, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has apparently eschewed a local television deal worth about $60 million to broadcast Clippers games. 237 more words

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NY Post: Steve Ballmer turns down $60 million offer for TV rights

Last night the New York Posted published an article stating that Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer turned down a lucrative $60 million-a-year television deal with Fox Sports’ Prime Ticket and will instead work to deliver a direct-to-consumer subscription package via a streaming network model. 49 more words

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Bill Simmons Says The Clippers Have Been 'Just As Much Of A Disaster' Under Steve Ballmer As Donald Sterling

The Los Angeles Clippers are arguably the least accomplished franchise in the NBA. They’ve never hoisted a Larry O’Brien Trophy, have won just four total playoff series, and have never advanced to the Western Conference Finals. 523 more words

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Ralph Lawler tells Bill Simmons to shut up

Ralph Lawler is the longtime voice of the Los Angeles Clippers and he joins The Home Team while on vacation today to discuss the latest news about the team. 223 more words

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