Adam Silver

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver answers questions during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Silver: No guarantee Sterling out by season start

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eyebrow-raising testimony, abrupt changes of plans, courtroom delays. If there is one thing NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has learned during the Donald Sterling saga, it’s that there are no guarantees. So […]

07/16/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver answers questions during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Silver: Sterling matter won’t slow Clippers’ moves

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA draft is in less than two weeks, free agency officially starts in less than three weeks, and the Los Angeles Clippers could still have some rocky moments ahead regarding their ownership situation. […]

06/16/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference before Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Silver: NBA’s fight with Sterling almost over

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Donald Sterling hasn’t quite given up the fight, but Adam Silver thinks the time is coming. “While I understand his frustration, I think it’s over,” Silver said Sunday. The NBA commissioner […]

06/09/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

Civil rights leaders meet with NBA commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders pressed for greater diversity in NBA front offices in a meeting with Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday amid discussions about racial issues raised […]

06/04/2014

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

Donald Sterling asked Stiviano to lie about phone recordings

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The NBA says Donald Sterling made several attempts to avoid responsibility for his rant against African Americans, even asking his companion V. Stiviano to lie about the authenticity of the recording […]

05/21/2014

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Legal analysis of NBA v. Sterling

Donald Sterling has until next Tuesday to respond to the NBA’s formal start of the ownership termination process. The league submitted a summary of the full accusation against Sterling, and on June 3, the league’s […]

05/20/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

A list of the NBA’s charges against LA Clippers owner Sterling

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA began the formal process of seizing the Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling on Monday, notifying the league’s longest-tenured owner of the specific charges against him in a document […]

05/20/2014

In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with his wife Shelly during the Clippers NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Experts: NBA likely to win in Sterling legal fight

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 over his recent racist comments, but legal experts say the […]

05/16/2014

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Legal analyst weighs in on NBA-Donald Sterling legal fight

And so it begins. Donald Sterling says he won’t pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him by the NBA. This word apparently coming from a Sterling attorney, who also says Sterling doesn’t warrant “any […]

05/16/2014

Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Experts: NBA likely to win in Sterling legal fight

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 over his recent racist comments, but legal experts say the league […]

05/15/2014

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