Oprah is interested in buying the Clippers

Just think of the giveaways at the games. On second thought, maybe it’s not a good idea that The Oprah owns an NBA team.

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Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive said Wednesday that he believes NBA owners will unanimously vote to force banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team, and should that happen, the list of potential new owners is growing every day. Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya and Sean Combs have all expressed interest in owning the team, and Magic Johnson and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer are rumored to be interested as well.

Entertainment mogul Oprah announced Wednesday that she is in discussions with businessman David Geffen and Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison to make a bid for the team.

Geffen told ESPN that Winfrey does not want to be involved in the day-to-day operations.

“Oprah is not interested in running the team. She thinks it would be a great thing for an important black American to own [another] franchise. The team deserves a better group…

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