The new LA Clippers owner is the former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Ballmer which is the former Microsoft CEO, bid $2 billion for the Clippers in May.

He recently said in a statement released by the team : "I am humbled and honored to be the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers," . "Clipper fans are so amazing. They have remained fiercely loyal to our franchise through some extraordinary times. I will be hard core in giving the team, our great coach, staff and players the support they need to do their best work on the court."

The NBA Board of Governors had interviewed Ballmer on July 15, then took a vote electronically last week to approve him as the new owner of the LA Clippers, sources told ESPN's reporter Ramona Shelburne.

More details will emerge, with a NBA press conference.

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