When Clippers Coach
Shelly told The Times in a question and answer that, "Yes," she wants to keep the team.
According to the Sterling Family Trust, Shelly owns 50% of the Clippers and Donald owns the other 50%, according to
Shelly didn't not attend Games 1 or 2 here in Oklahoma City.
"I have been co-owner since 1981," she said in the statement. "During those 33 years, I have been a diehard fan even when the team was in the basement of the league. Now that all of our hard work is paying off, I want to celebrate the success that we are finally achieving."
The NBA said Saturday it was going to work with Clippers management to appoint a chief executive to supervise the team's operations.
On Tuesday, the NBA announced that Clippers President Andy Roeser was taking an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately.
The Clippers just shrugged at the recent development regarding Shelly.
"I just think it would be inappropriate to respond at this time," said Clippers reserve guard
It was an early Tuesday morning, about two hours before the Clippers were going to practice, and there was Blake Griffin in the small gym of the team's hotel working out with his personal trainer Robbie Davis.
Griffin had these elastic bands strapped around his lower body doing lunges. He then stretched and used a blue medicine workout ball to do situps.
The work never stops for Griffin, even while in the middle of a second-round playoff series against the
"It doesn't stop, especially right now," Griffin said. "This is the healthiest I've been in the playoffs the last few years. I feel like now I have maybe a blue print. I just want to keep that up. I don't want to stop."