National Basketball Association


  • Ballmer to buy NBA's Clippers for $2B     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the Los Angeles Clippers for a record $2 billion, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin. And Andy Sewer, Fortune Magazine, and Dan Colarusso, Reuters Digital, weigh in.

  • Clippers sale could far exceed $1 billion: Reports Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Bidders are lining up to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers, and the eventual winner may pay well over $1 billion, a report stated.

  • LA Dodgers: A good team that can be hard to watch Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    Pitcher Josh Beckett of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after recording a no hitter during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 25, 2014 in Philadelphia.

    Two months into the 2014 baseball season, 70 percent of televisions in Southern California can't tune into Dodgers games.

  • Clippers bidders must submit offers today: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Donald Sterling

    Bidders for the LA Clippers have until 5 pm EST to submit offers for the team, Bloomberg reporter Scott Soshnick tweeted on Wednesday, citing sources.

  • BofA contacting prospective Clippers buyers Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Shelly Sterling, wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald, watches a game between the LA Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA first round series, May 3, 2014 in Los Angeles.

    Bank of America, hired to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, has begun contacting potential buyers for the team, according to sources.

  • According to NBC News, Shelly Sterling has agreed to voluntarily sell the team, and is not planning on suing the NBA. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.

  • CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Donald Sterling has given control of the L.A. Clippers to his wife Shelly Sterling who has voluntarily agreed to sell the team.

  • Mark Cuban blasts critics: 'A racist I am not' Friday, 23 May 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban accused people calling him a racist of taking his admission of prejudice out of context, but apologized for one of the examples he used.

  • Cuban's comments spark dialogue     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Sports attorney Adam Swickle, shares his opinions regarding Mark Cuban's bold comments on prejudice, and whether there will be any fallout from the powers that be in the NBA.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Cuban's comments     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler provides insight to the story on CNBC about Mark Cuban's bold statement on prejudice and bigotry.

  • Sterling going to be 'dunked' on: Attorney     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    Daniel Eaton, attorney and professor, and Mitch Epner, former Assistant U.S Attorney, discuss if Donald Sterling has a strong enough case to keep the LA Clippers.

  • NBA begins Sterling termination process     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the NBA has initiated a charge seeking to terminate Donald Sterling's ownership of the L.A. Clippers.

  • Not even Sterling can derail Clippers ticket sales Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.

    Clippers ticket prices have soared as fans are flocking to games, despite owner Donald Sterling's media firestorm, the CEO of TiqIQ tells CNBC.

  • How much are the LA Clippers worth?     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine executive editor, uses a multiple of team revenues to value how much the LA Clippers are worth.

  • Sterling fiasco impacts Clippers prices: TiqIQ CEO     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    TiqIQ CEO Jesse Lawrence, discusses how the Donald Sterling controversy is affecting Clippers playoff ticket sales. Lawrence also explains the uptick in NHL sales.

  • Trading with Shaquille O'Neal     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani speaks to NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal, at BTIG's annual charity day where celebrities man the phones to make trades. All the commissions benefit more than 200 charities.

  • Shaquille O'Neal on Sterling apology     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani speaks to NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal, about the apology of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his racist remarks. Shaq says nobody will be fully happy until Sterling sells the team and his wife should too.

  • Kelly Change Rickert, certified family law specialist, discusses how the marital law in California conflicted with Shelly Sterling's denied claim from the LA Clippers.

  • NBA boxes out Shelly Sterling     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    NBC Sports Radio's Rob Simmelkjaer reports on efforts by the NBA to deny LA Clipper owner Donald Sterling's estranged wife Shelly Sterling ownership to the team in divorce.

  • How Sterling should have apologized     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Discussing banned LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling's apology, with Bill McGowan, Clarity Media Group founder & CEO, and author of "Pitch Perfect: How to Say it Right the First Time, Every Time."