Arriving about an hour before the start of her team's third game in the Western Conference semifinals,
Asked if she had a minute to speak with The Times on Friday evening, Sterling said, "No, sorry," and kept walking without breaking stride.
Wearing all black with sparkling stones on the shoulder of her jacket, Sterling did not respond when asked why it was important for her to attend the game at a time when her presence might be seen as a distraction to the team. She ascended a ramp and entered a service elevator, accompanied by the security guards.
Sterling has asserted that she will fight to keep control of the Clippers at a time when her husband, Donald Sterling, is facing a vote by fellow