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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silver, NBA To Review Domestic Violence Policies

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents.

09/22/2014

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Sterling Files Civil Suit Against NBA; Interim CEO Says Rivers Could Leave

Embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling has launched another lawsuit against the NBA, marking his third current legal battle.

07/22/2014

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 27: Shelly Sterling, the wife of Donald Sterling owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, watches the Clippers against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. The players wore theirs warm up this way in protest of owner Donald Sterling's racially insensitive remarks.

Shelly Sterling Takes Stand To Explain Her Decision To Sell Clippers For $2 Billion

“His biggest concern was to stop the sale of the team by the league,” she testified.

07/10/2014

Owner Donald Sterling (R) of the Los Angeles Clippers (credit: Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: NBA To Countersue If Donald Sterling Doesn’t Drop Suit

It looks like the NBA did not like how Donald Sterling hired private investigators to dig up dirt on the current NBA Owners, Commissioner Adam Silver and former commissioner David Stern.

06/13/2014

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Attorney: Donald Sterling Says No Deal, Lawsuit Against NBA Back On

An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA.

06/09/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks to the media prior to Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat at the AT&T Center on June 8, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Silver: NBA’s Fight With Sterling Almost Over

Donald Sterling hasn’t quite given up the fight, but Adam Silver thinks the time is coming.

06/08/2014

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Report: As Wife Negotiates Sale, Donald Sterling Unwilling To Part With Clippers

While reports suggest embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling has authorized his wife, Shelly, to begin reviewing bids from groups interested in buying the team, Sterling’s attorney said Wednesday that he intends to fight to maintain his ownership.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

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Sterling’s Response To NBA: ‘Illegally Recorded’ Statements Cannot Be Used To Strip Ownership

A response filed with the NBA Tuesday by embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling claims that the league’s use of an “illegally recorded” conversation that took place during a “lovers’ quarrel” cannot be used to strip him of his ownership.

05/27/2014

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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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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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

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LeBron James: Players Want No Sterlings To Own Clippers

LeBron James says NBA players believe nobody in Donald Sterling’s family should be able to own the Los Angeles Clippers.

05/11/2014

Rochelle Sterling is standing by her estranged husband. (credit: CBS)

Shelly Sterling Reportedly Makes Bid To Retain Ownership Of Clippers

The NBA has not commented on Shelly’s desire to keep the team.

05/07/2014

Owner Donald Sterling (R) of the Los Angeles Clippers (credit: Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Owners Meet Again To Update Clippers Situation

NBA owners went back to work Wednesday on Commissioner Adam Silver’s desire to end Donald Sterling’s ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2014

Los Angeles Clippers banner image shown before playoff game number 7 between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors at the Staple Center on May 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mel Blackmon/CBS)

NBA’s Quick Action Helps Rescue Clippers Brand

In just three days, on the strength of Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban the Clippers’ owner for life, a hands-on engagement of corporate sponsors and a savvy marketing response that started with coach Doc Rivers helped the league turn a dark moment into a defining moment.

05/04/2014

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