As Donald Sterling made continued outbursts, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas tried futilely to take control of the situation.
“We ultimately should rival American football in terms of popularity,” Silver told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Thursday.
A source told the AP that Sterling’s investigators are looking into whether other owners made any off-color jokes, or racist or sexist remarks: “The gloves are off, as they say.”
Sterling says he’s not just fighting for the Clippers but taking a stand against the NBA, which he called “despicable monsters” who want “to take away our privacy rights and freedom of speech.”
A Long Island man was charged Tuesday with assault as a hate crime, among other counts, in connection with the alleged assault of V. Stiviano outside a New York City hotel. A second person is still being sought.
Her attorney Mac Nehoray says she was attacked by two men Sunday night as she left a restaurant in the Meatpacking District.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through.
The Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves will play at the Mexico City Arena on Nov. 12. The Milwaukee Bucks will face New York at The O2 on Jan. 15.
The exiled Clippers owner, who is expected to be voted out, has until May 27 to respond to the charge, and the right to appear at the hearing..
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, but legal experts say the league would likely prevail in the end.
An interview that was supposed to be an attempt at rehabilitation instead had Clippers owner Donald Sterling facing fresh rebukes as he went from apologizing for recent racist remarks to slamming Magic Johnson.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized Sunday for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a “terrible mistake.”
The 10-member committee will have a conference call two days after Commissioner Adam Silver banned Sterling for life from the league and fined him $2.5 million for making racist comments.
Getting banned for life and fined was always the inevitable result of Donald Sterling’s racist diatribe, but it was the way NBA Commissioner Adam Silver did it that really needs to be applauded.
Oprah is the latest to hop on board, CBS News confirms. Other household names have publicly declared interest in a stake, including rapper Dr. Dre and actor Matt Damon.