NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announces $2.5 million fine and Sterling is banned for life- live blog

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:

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How will NBA’s Adam Silver punish Donald Sterling?

Many here have expressed interest in the NBA’s investigation of Donald Sterling’s racist remarks. He has just announced a $2.5 million fine, and Donald Sterling is banned for life from all participation with the Clippers, and will recommend to he owners that they vote to force Sterling to sell the team  based on the fact that he voice on the tape is Mr. Silver. These remarks are or “contrary to the respect and diversity of the NBA.”

On the eve of the NBA playoffs 10 days ago, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver proclaimed the game in great shape.

On the court, it is. The playoffs have been outstanding — already seven overtime games (an NBA record for one round) and several others decided in the final minutes of regulation.

Silver had no idea then an audio recording, allegedly of Los Angeles…

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