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Clippers' Steve Ballmer Tops Forbes' List of Richest Sports Owners at $91.4 Billion

The Los Angeles Clippers are eighth in the NBA's Western Conference standings, but team governor Steve Ballmer sits atop the rankings of the richest owners in sports. Justin Birnbaum of Forbes provided a list of the publication's richest sports team owners for 2022, and Ballmer is No. 1 with a net worth of $91.4 billion. Not only is he in the pole position, but his net worth has also increased by 33 percent over the last year in large part because of improvements in Microsoft's stock.
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Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer admits he's not a man of courage

He screams, but he can't shoot a three so well. He dances, but he can't dribble. He's been very successful, but what are the characteristics that made Steve Ballmer the, um, popular CEO that he became?. You've likely asked yourself that many times, as you've battled with one version of...
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Steve Ballmer reveals what NBA team he tried to buy before Clippers

Steve Ballmer has become well-known for his antics as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. However, if he had his way, he would have owned a different NBA franchise. Ballmer sat down for an interview with Serge Ibaka for Ibaka’s “How Hungry Are You?” series, and the talk turned to other franchises Ballmer could have purchased. Ibaka noted that Ballmer is from Detroit, and the Clippers owner admitted (at about 8:00) that he had tried to buy the Pistons as early as 2006.
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Steve Ballmer tried to buy Pistons before buying Clippers

Steve Ballmer has become well-known for his antics as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. However, if he had his way, he would have owned a different NBA franchise. Ballmer sat down for an interview with Serge Ibaka for Ibaka’s “How Hungry Are You?” series, and the talk turned to other franchises Ballmer could have purchased. Ibaka noted that Ballmer is from Detroit, and the Clippers owner admitted (at about 8:00) that he had tried to buy the Pistons as early as 2006.
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Steve Ballmer Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft. Father: Fred Ballmer, manager for Ford Motor Co. Marriage: Connie Snyder (1990-present) Education: Harvard University, B.A., 1977, double major in Mathematics and Economics; Attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 1979-1980. Other Facts. Became friends with...
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Steve Ballmer, ex-Microsoft CEO, and wife Connie donate $425M to new Univ. of Oregon institute

The University of Oregon on Tuesday launched the Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health on Tuesday, with a gift of more than $425 million from Connie and Steve Ballmer, an early Microsoft employee who served as CEO from 2000 to 2014. The Portland-based institute will develop and deliver programs to address children’s mental health, in collaboration with community groups and Oregon public schools. Connie earned a bachelor’s degree from the U of O and recently served on its board of trustees.
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Steve Ballmer Donates $425 Million to University of Oregon and Creates Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health

Steve Ballmer is one of the most charitable owners in the NBA, and he proved that again with his massive donation to the University of Oregon. Ballmer donated $425 to the University of Oregon and created the Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health. The donation came from both Steve and Connie Ballmer, from their Ballmer Group Philanthropy.
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WATCH: Lou Williams Reunites with Steve Ballmer in LA Return

After being traded in March 2021, Lou Williams finally made his return to Clipper Nation. It was a heartwarming reunion for both Lou Williams, and the fans, as he received a standing ovation during a video tribute. Williams was inactive for his return and didn't dress up to play either....
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