According to the Los Angeles Times, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has won the bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers and will purchase the team from Shelly Sterling for a whopping $2 billion. 

Ballmer beat out a ton of suitors to purchase the up-and-coming Clippers franchise. He took over as Microsoft’s CEO from Bill Gates back in January of 2000. He had been with the multi-billion dollar technology giants since 1980.

According to Forbes, Ballmer’s net worth is $20 billion, making him the 35th-richest person in the world.

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