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.
In a totally opposing and refreshing way, Silver went from wide-eyed newbie to avatar of justice. There’s a new sheriff in town, and an old, angry man on his way out.
The NBA can’t legislate thought. But it can do something about the thinkers who just don’t fit in with its goals or image. Adam Silver did that Tuesday, perfectly.
The rebuke, which came three days after the scandal broke, is the harshest penalty ever issued by the league and one of the stiffest punishments ever given to an owner in professional sports.
Count Knicks owner James Dolan as one who thinks the NBA got things right on Tuesday.
Kevin Harlan isn’t sure what we’ll see on the court from the Clippers on Tuesday night. But the TNT announcer knows what to expect elsewhere in and around Staples Center: security — and lots of it.
I’m sure Adam Silver and the NBA will do a great job and punish Sterling to the extent of their powers. But in the end they can’t give people what they want: the Clippers owner out of the league.
The Dallas Mavericks owner called Donald Sterling’s purported comments about minorities “abhorrent” while saying he didn’t think the NBA could force him out as owner of the Clippers.