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Where does the $2 billion price for Clippers come from?

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The Los Angeles Clippers logo is displayed as newly acquired point guard Chris Paul, second from center left, appears during an NBA basketball news conference to introduce him on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Mark J. Terrill/AP

There is a deal on the table to buy the LA Clippers and it comes with a hefty price tag: $2 billion.That breaks the record for the amount paid for any NBA franchise.

But is the price right? And will the deal go through?

For more, we’re joined by Andrew Zimbalist, professor of economics at Smith College and author of the new book, "The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball."  

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