The Curse of Donald Sterling once-dysfunctional Los Angeles Clippers, on their way to respectability, are again struck by disaster, what with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin both on the hospital list. Question: was it the curse of Donald Sterling or was it just the fates intervening to spare us TV glimpses of the “courtside goofball” – the Los Angeles Times’ apt description for the Clippers’ balding bossman Steve Ballmer? Certainly, there has to be a cheaper way to get yourself on television than the $2 billion purchase price coughed up by the erstwhile Microsoft chief executive