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Sterling trial over sale of Clippers gets underway after delay


LOS ANGELES — A neurologist testified Monday that Donald Sterling likely has Alzheimer’s disease as a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale finally got underway.
Dr. Meril Sue Platzer testified that she was hired by Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling, to evaluate him and made the diagnosis based on imaging tests and a two-hour interview at his home with his wife and an attorney present.
“After it was over,” she said. “I told him and Mrs. Sterling that he probably has Alzheimer’s.”
“What was his reaction?” asked Pierce O’Donnell, an attorney for Sterling’s wife ...

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