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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at the Hilton Hotel on April 29, 2014 in New York City. Silver announced that Sterling will be banned from the NBA for life and will be fined $2.5 million for racist comments released in audio recordings. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Commissioner Silver: NBA Right In Plans To Force Sterling Out

When the NBA commissioner contrasts Durant’s address with Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, he believes the league is right in trying to force Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.

05/20/2014

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Ex-LA NAACP Head Says Sterling Was ‘Really Distraught,’ Near Tears After CNN Interview

The former president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was a “wreck” and almost crying after a television interview in which Sterling derided Magic Johnson as a role model.

05/19/2014

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NBA Initiates Charge To Terminate Donald Sterling’s Ownership Of The Clippers

The NBA Monday initiated a charge seeking to terminate Donald Sterling’s ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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Exit Interviews: Clippers Want To Move On Without Sterling

The Los Angeles Clippers hadn’t even digested the final loss of their tumultuous season before they had to consider the growing possibility that owner Donald Sterling won’t leave the club quietly.

05/16/2014

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Mike Trout Hits 3-Run Walk-Off HR To Lift Angels Past Tampa Bay

Mike Trout greeted Brad Boxberger with a three-run walkoff homer to cap a four-run ninth inning and give the Los Angeles Angels a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.

05/15/2014

Clipper owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers argues a call during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on October 31, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Experts Expect NBA To Win Legal Battle Against Sterling

A cadre of attorneys and a flurry of lawsuits could certainly slow down the NBA’s plan to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers over his recent racist comments, but legal experts say the league would likely prevail in the end.

05/15/2014

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Oklahoma City Thunder Eliminate Clippers From Playoffs After 104-98 Win

The Oklahoma City Thunder have defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 104-98 in game 6 , eliminating them from the NBA Playoffs in a best of seven series.

05/15/2014

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Report: Donald Sterling Threatens To Sue NBA, Refuse All Sanctions

An antitrust litigator hired by Donald Sterling has written a letter to the Vice President and general counsel Rich Buchanan threating to sue the NBA and refusing the sanctions handed down by Commissioner Adam Silver, according to SI.com

05/15/2014

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Clippers Stand Behind Coach Doc Rivers

Chris Paul’s teammates figure he might need more time to fully recover from his role in one of the ugliest playoff collapses in NBA history.

05/15/2014

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Clippers’ Doc Rivers Fined $25,000 For Criticizing Officiating

The NBA fined Clippers head coach Doc Rivers $25,000 on Thursday for publicly criticizing the officiating in Los Angeles’ 105-104 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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NBA Backs Up Refs After Controversial Call In Final Seconds Of Clippers-Thunder Game

Doc Rivers was adamant Wednesday night that the refs made the wrong out of bounds controversial call involving Reggie Jackson and Matt Barnes letting the Thunder retain possession.

05/14/2014

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is fouled on a three-point attempt by Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 13, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Clippers Face Elimination After Thunder Rally In Final Minute, 105-104

Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals.

05/13/2014

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Magic Johnson On Sterling’s Hopes Of Keeping Clippers: ‘It’s Not Going To Happen’

Sports legend Magic Johnson has responded to a verbal attack by banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which occurred in the middle of what was originally meant to be an apology.

05/13/2014

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NBA Owners Meet Again To Discuss Possible Sterling Removal

NBA owners discussed Donald Sterling’s CNN interview and the plans to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers in the third meeting of the advisory/finance committee.

05/13/2014

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Sterling Issues Apology, Says He Doesn’t Believe Owners Will Vote Him Out Of NBA

Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling delivered his apology to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in an interview that aired Monday, following the backlash of a tape was released in April, featuring allegedly racist comments from the veteran owner.

05/12/2014