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Hulu's 'Clipped' dramatizes the real story of Jewish LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling's sordid downfall

(JTA) - Donald Sterling hasn't owned the L.A. Clippers for a decade, but on Tuesday, his story is coming back to the spotlight with the debut of FX's new Hulu miniseries, "Clipped."

Sterling, born Donald Tokowitz to Ashkenazi Jewish immigrant parents, owned the Clippers from 1981 until 2014, when he received a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine from the NBA after private recordings revealed him making racist comments about Black people.

"Clipped," starring Ed O'Neill as Sterling, Jacki Weaver as his wife Shelly Sterling and Laurence Fishburne as Clippers coach Doc Rivers, retells that scanda...


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