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It will be a four-day event in July- the probate court review of Donald Sterling disavowing his wife, Shelly's, idea of making the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer. The court denied Shelly Sterling's call for relief.
Bobby Samini, the representative attorney for Donald Sterling at the hearing, says that his side will bring their own experts testifying on his client's mental state. Samini, naturally, says his client is fine for his age.
But ESPNLA's Ramona Shelburne got to pour over court documents that included the appraisals of Donald Sterling's mental state.
A sample from the three physicians:
One doctor, James E. Spar, who is affiliated with the division of geriatric psychiatry at UCLA, said he believes "Mr. Sterling is at risk of making potentially serious errors of judgment, impulse control and recall in the management of his finances and his trust.''
"In my opinion he is substantially unable to manage his finances and resist fraud and undue influence, and is no longer competent to act as trustee of his trust,'' Spar concluded.
Here's the view from Shelly Sterling's lead attorney, Pierce O'Donnell, outside the courtroom