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Forced Clippers Sale Could Cost NBA If Sterling Resists

Law360, New York (May 6, 2014, 5:54 PM EDT) -- The National Basketball Association came down hard on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after a recording of his racist tirade was leaked to the media last week, but experts say the next step in the league's punishment plan — a forced sale of the team — is a nuanced one that invites courtroom challenges from the disgraced owner.

Already, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has capitalized on the sweeping authority assigned to him in the league's constitution to impose a lifetime ban on Sterling, a real...
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