Yao Ming Working With Chinese Investors On Bid For Clippers

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Yao Ming Working With Chinese Investors On Bid For Clippers 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri May 23, 2014 6:54 pm

The Los Angeles Clippers will be bid upon by a number of parties, with Yao Ming now being mentioned as a possibility.


Yao is reportedly putting together a group of Chinese investors to make a serious run at purchasing the Clippers.


The Clippers are also expected to receive interest from Magic Johnson/Guggenheim Partners, Larry Ellison, David Geffen and others.

Via Bill Simmons/ESPN

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Post#2 » by ratmrocks89 » Fri May 23, 2014 7:16 pm

too dope. would be an awesome partnership.

the nba can use as much yao as possible, he's the ultimate model citizen.
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Post#3 » by Brovva Blaqq » Fri May 23, 2014 7:19 pm

Oh Lord, make it Happen!
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Post#4 » by Rated T By CBRA » Fri May 23, 2014 7:30 pm

The sharks have smelled blood, now its frenzy feeding time..who will get to the carcass first?
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Post#5 » by RoyalMajesty » Fri May 23, 2014 7:39 pm

Yao Ming=BOSS!!!!!
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Post#6 » by IMAN5 » Fri May 23, 2014 7:50 pm

this would actually be amazing
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Post#7 » by thinktellectual » Fri May 23, 2014 7:56 pm

IMAN5 wrote:this would actually be amazing


Yao should buy the Clippers and Magic should buy the Lakers, since Jim Buss has no idea how to run a team anyway.
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Post#8 » by steamed hams » Fri May 23, 2014 8:08 pm

Wow talk about a goldmine idea. The Clippers fan base would increase threefold from Chinese fans just because of Yao owning part of the team.
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Post#9 » by LAKESHOW » Fri May 23, 2014 8:25 pm

Wont happen. Donald Sterling doesn't like "chinks" (his words, not mine)
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Post#10 » by bestnamezRtaken » Fri May 23, 2014 8:26 pm

The Clipps would definitely benefit from this. Yao and TMac were constant starters for Houston during the All-Star games. The Clippers fan base would **** in size.
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Post#12 » by mj_shoefanatic » Fri May 23, 2014 9:31 pm

Yao and Co please buy my Clippers.
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Post#13 » by Greenie » Fri May 23, 2014 11:20 pm

Will they move the team to China in the future or will that be forbidden?
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Post#14 » by inquisitive » Fri May 23, 2014 11:39 pm

I would be a Clippers fan after the Rockets if Yao bought the team...Donald Sterling is gonna make a killing off this sale regardless of who buys it....My guess he could get $2bil for this franchise.
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Post#15 » by GoldenState- » Fri May 23, 2014 11:52 pm

LAKESHOW wrote:Wont happen. Donald Sterling doesn't like "chinks" (his words, not mine)



Is typing "Chinese people" really that **** hard to do?
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Post#16 » by inquisitive » Sat May 24, 2014 12:02 am

LAKESHOW wrote:Wont happen. Donald Sterling doesn't like "chinks" (his words, not mine)


his wife selling to the highest bidder...won't matter..
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Post#17 » by RedX » Sat May 24, 2014 12:17 am

GoldenState- wrote:
LAKESHOW wrote:Wont happen. Donald Sterling doesn't like "chinks" (his words, not mine)



Is typing "Chinese people" really that **** hard to do?


I think he meant to quote Sterling, because he used the racial slur.
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Post#18 » by kacey ring » Sat May 24, 2014 1:27 am

So Yah would probably have as much ownership stake, if his group of investors bought the team, as Jay Z did with the nets. But just like Jay Z it would probably seem like he was a majority owner.
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Post#19 » by montestewart » Sat May 24, 2014 1:50 am

RedX wrote:
GoldenState- wrote:
LAKESHOW wrote:Wont happen. Donald Sterling doesn't like "chinks" (his words, not mine)



Is typing "Chinese people" really that **** hard to do?


I think he meant to quote Sterling, because he used the racial slur.

Few would doubt that Sterling said that, but some hateful words don't need to be repeated. Many of us will be perfectly happy when he and his comments just go away for good.

Maybe it's just a coincidence or a sign of the times, but I'll bet the NBA is happy that names mentioned in bidding for the clippers include Oprah Winfrey (so I've heard), Magic Johnson, Yao Ming, and David Geffen. A little more ownership diversity, or is this just part of the show?
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Post#20 » by JazzMatt13 » Sat May 24, 2014 2:39 am

Why don't they move Clippers, cause LA doesn't need 2 teams.

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