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Donald Sterling: Tentative NBA Decision
Indefinite Suspension, Huge Fine

TMZ, by Staff

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Posted By:Drive, 4/29/2014 1:46:11 PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has tentatively decided to suspend Clippers owner Donald Sterling INDEFINITELY and impose a multi-million-dollar fine -- but Sterling will NOT be forced to sell the team -- sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ Sports. We´re told the suspension does NOT include members of Sterling´s immediate family, but the NBA will have approval rights on who is running the team. We´re told Commissioner Adam Silver had a forensic expert review the recording and found no evidence it was altered and confirmed Sterling´s voice. And we´re told ... an NBA investigator spoke with Sterling by phone after we posted the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mfm, 4/29/2014 2:00:35 PM     (No. 9829549)

This whole things smells like RATS!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 4/29/2014 2:00:46 PM     (No. 9829550)

Under the conditions of the suspension, Sterling will also be required to clean toilets at the Al Sharpton mansion.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KingBubo, 4/29/2014 2:05:15 PM     (No. 9829561)

While a private conversation should not doom the man, the NBA cannot handle this PR nightmare. They fined Roy Hibbert for less. He has been a known racist for years, why are people shocked?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: absalom, 4/29/2014 2:07:18 PM     (No. 9829568)

Any sport that compulsively ignores its own rules (walking, palming, charging, holding, parking under the basket, etc.)which are supposed to be enforced by those 3 stooges in pinstripes; deserves nothing but contempt and ridicule. Basketball has evolved into an utterly ridiculous charade that no fan takes seriously. As such, it´s no surprise that it has owners of the caliber of Sterling.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/29/2014 2:53:36 PM     (No. 9829665)

Too bad blacks aren´t as outraged by the violent war zone known as the South Side of Chicago...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 4/29/2014 5:26:46 PM     (No. 9829900)

The NBA looks like it is trying go the way of pro wrestling - chaotic and filled with very questionable characters - who cares?

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