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  • Donald Sterling's past may speak to a present course with NBA

    Donald Sterling's past may speak to a present course with NBA
    Donald Sterling's statements left fellow NBA owners cringing. He didn't deny what surfaced on an audio recording — words the wealthy owners were sure had cast a bad light on all of professional basketball. One NBA insider predicted the Clippers...
  • NBA and players are in accord on Donald Sterling, but will unity last?

    Shortly after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued an unprecedented lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday, the Clippers delivered a three-word response on their website: "We are one." The same could be said for the NBA and the...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
  • The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?

    The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?
    Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight? After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
  • Mark Cuban gives struggling couple their dream wedding

    Mark Cuban gives struggling couple their dream wedding
    Mark Cuban likes giving money away. We've known that for years. He's been fined nearly $2 million during his 14 years as owner of the Dallas Mavericks, but that hasn't stopped the billionaire from running his mouth. But sometimes Cuban finds much...
  • Teel Time: One-and-done flawed but not ruining college basketball, NBA

    Teel Time: One-and-done flawed but not ruining college basketball, NBA
    Like most I talk to or correspond with, I dislike the one-and-done rule that has governed college basketball and the NBA since 2006. Intended to prevent misguided high school seniors from declaring for the NBA draft, the policy has benefited no one. But...
  • Letterman skit featuring ex-NBA boss David Stern a little surreal

    Letterman skit featuring ex-NBA boss David Stern a little surreal
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has drawn praise from all quarters for his banning L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life over recorded racial comments that were leaked to the media. But what about Silver's predecessor, David Stern, who...
  • NBA tried to oust Donald Sterling in 1982 over recorded comments

    NBA tried to oust Donald Sterling in 1982 over recorded comments
    This isn’t the first time the NBA has moved to oust Donald Sterling as Clippers owner. A special committee of six NBA owners unanimously recommended Sterling’s removal in September 1982. Created after Sterling’s aborted attempt to...
  • Ex-Lakers nation grows: Shannon Brown to Spurs, Bynum to Pacers

    Ex-Lakers nation grows: Shannon Brown to Spurs, Bynum to Pacers
    The Lakers are well-represented throughout the NBA. On Saturday, former Lakers center Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers. Guard Shannon Brown, who won two titles with Bynum and the Lakers, also signed a 10-day contract on Saturday with the...
  • Silver does the right thing

    Silver does the right thing
    Adam Silver did the right thing. The NBA Commissioner did the only thing he could do with racist Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Silver banned Sterling for life for bigoted comments caught on tape. Sterling cannot attend games, cannot walk into...
  • Joakim Noah grieving the loss of his mentor Tyrone Green

    To understand the impact and influence Tyrone Green had on Joakim Noah, just go back to Noah's 2007 draft night. Wearing seersucker, a bow tie and an exuberant smile, Noah, minutes after he shook then-Commissioner David Stern's hand and walked offstage,...
  • Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer

    Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer
    Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011). Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...