In what can only be described as a severe, unequivocal and swift reaction to what many saw as racist insensitive comments made by Donald Sterling, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the owner of the LA Clippers was banned for life from the NBA and fined $2.5 Million dollars, which is the maximum fine allowed in the NBA Constitution. Silver also strongly encouraged the NBA owners to seek the forced sale of the Los Angeles Clippers by Mr. Sterling.


 Watch video of Silver’s comments here:


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