Swackhammer Puts in Early, Aggressive Bid to Buy Clippers

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LOS ANGELES—Interstellar theme-park tycoon Swackhammer has placed an aggressive bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers, sources reported today. The alien’s bid was placed following team owner Donald Sterling’s lifetime NBA ban last week.

According to sources, Swackhammer has contacted Sterling’s representatives to offer 14.5 million space bucks—which converts to about US$1.25 billion—for the team. The bullish pitch more than doubles the Clippers’ estimated current value of $575 million.The offer is the first submitted since the announcement of Sterling’s ban and comes in before any sort of official notice of sale for the Clippers.

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