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STATEMENT ON STEVE BALLMER'S OFFER FOR THE L.A. CLIPPERS

5/31/2014

“Steve Ballmer would make an excellent owner for the Los Angeles Clippers. I encouraged him to consider acquiring an NBA team because of his strong passion for the game. Once the deal is finalized, I look forward to welcoming him to the league.” -- Paul Allen

Posted when he officially stepped down as Microsoft CEO:

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