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NBA team owners slam Donald Sterling as his fate hangs in balance
NBA team owners slam Donald Sterling as his fate hangs in balance

As NBA Commissioner Adam Silver prepared to announce sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday morning in the wake of controversial remarks allegedly made by Sterling, other team owners rendered verdicts on their embattled counterpart. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander was perhaps the most critical, calling for Sterling to be ousted from ownership even though his interpretation of the league constitution did not allow for Silver to expel him under these circumstances. Alexander proposed that Clippers players be allowed to become free agents after the season, crippling the team’s chances for success under Sterling. Sports law experts said that possibility...

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