With Sterling Banned, What Happens To Clippers Now?
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Jamal Crawford #11 and DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers embrace during the final minute against the Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 113-103. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, fined him $2.5 million and has vowed to pressure Sterling to sell the team, which he bought back in 1981.
But what happens to the Clippers? Doug Tribou, who covers sports for NPR’s Only a Game, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss who might buy the team and how the team will move forward.
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