Oprah Winfrey 'interested in LA Clippers buyout'

Oprah Winfrey is reportedly interested in becoming part of a group of wealthy buyers for the LA Clippers basketball team.

Oprah Winfrey is reportedly considering joining a bid to buy the LA Clippers franchise. Credit: Associated Press

Talk show host and entrepreneur may join businessmen David Geffen and Larry Ellison in a bid if the current owner, Donald Sterling, is forced into a sale.

Mr Sterling has been banned from National Basketball Association games after he was recorded telling a friend not to bring "black people" to Clippers games.