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Paul Allen Portland Trail Blazers Worth: 15.8 Billion Forbes Ranking: 26Garrett Ellwood—NBA/Getty Images
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Paul Allen Portland Trail Blazers Worth: 15.8 Billion Forbes Ranking: 26
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The 13 Richest NBA Team Owners

May 30, 2014

With a fortune worth about $20 billion, Steve Ballmer is set to become the richest team owner in the NBA if he buys the L.A. Clippers from current owner Donald Sterling for a record-setting $2 billion.

In taking the top spot on the list, Ballmer supplanted Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who's got a $15.8 billion fortune. The next-richest team owner's net worth doesn't even come close to Allen's, but at $6.8 billion, it's still nothing to sneeze at.

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