Donald Sterling sold the Los Angeles Clippers before the NBA got together and voted on whether or not to force him to. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ponied up a ridiculous $2 billion for the NBA team.
NBC Los Angeles caught up with Sterling at a charity event for Shelter Partnerships, which helps the homeless in Los Angeles County. The first thing Sterling says is to highlight the cause, which is noble and he throws in a line about having more than adequate funds to help them now and it kind of looks like he throws out a little wink.
Sterling tries to leave and it almost looks like Roggin held his arm preventing him from walking away though you can’t quite make it out. Then after NBC’s Fred Roggin got Sterling to stick around for a few more questions he asked Sterling how he felt.
“I feel fabulous, I feel very good,” Sterling said. “Everything is just the way it should be, really. It may have worked out differently, but it’s good. It’s all good.”
Roggins asked Sterling how he was doing, and Sterling again was a bit cocky.
“I’m OK, I’m OK,” Sterling added. “Is the NBA OK? I’m not sure about that. Is (NBA Commissioner) Adam Silver OK? I’m sure he’s OK.”
Of course it was more cordial than the interaction he had on Tuesday with TMZ, when he told a photog to “get the f**k outta here.”
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