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Donald Sterling banned for life by NBA

Updated: 30 April 2014 09:31 IST

Donald Sterling - team owner of Los Angeles Clippers - has been charged and slammed for allegedly making racist comments. Apart from his life ban, Donald Sterling has also been fined $2.5 million.

Los Angeles:

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver also says he will try to force a sale of the Clippers and also fined Sterling $2.5 million. (Also read: Clippers face sponsorship boycott after racism row)

Silver called Sterling's comments and views "deeply offensive and harmful."

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