NBA Players and Owners Applaud Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver brought the hammer down on Donald Sterling Tuesday afternoon — and Twitter was thrilled

Following an investigation into a recording of racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner, Silver banned Sterling from the NBA for life, and fined him $2.5 million, the maximum fine allowed under the current league constitution.

Silver also emphasized that he will urge the 29 other NBA team owners to band together, and force Sterling to sell the Clippers, an action that would require a vote from 75% of the league’s owners. While a forced sale has never occurred in NBA history before, Silver expressed confidence that he has the support of many team owners. …

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