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Clippers Fined $50K for Praise of Player on Another Team

NBA decides coach's comments were tampering

(Newser) - It may sound like Doc Rivers was just being nice and complimentary when he compared a Toronto Raptors star to NBA great Michael Jordan. Kawhi Leonard is the player who's the "most like Jordan that we’ve seen," Rivers, coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, said on...

Clippers Soar to Win After Sterling Ban

Teams planned to walk if NBA didn't act

(Newser) - "It was almost like everybody wanted to exhale tonight, and it was good," LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers said last night when the team soared to a 113-103 victory over the Golden State Warriors just hours after the NBA banned owner Donald Sterling for life over racist remarks....

NBA Bans Sterling for Life

Fined $2.5M; owners may force him to sell the team

(Newser) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver dropped the hammer on LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling today, announcing that the league was banning Sterling for life from "any association with the Clippers organization or the NBA." Sterling will not be allowed to attend any NBA games or practices, be involved in...

NAACP: We Can 'Forgive' Donald Sterling

But only if 'those words don't reflect his heart'

(Newser) - The NAACP is still willing to work with Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling despite his alleged racist remarks, ABC News reports. Having denied him a lifetime achievement award over his comments (see here and here ), the organization held a press conference today where NAACP Los Angeles President Leon...

Celtics Crush Clippers 104-76

Boston has no trouble wrapping up this road trip

(Newser) - The Celtics had no problem dispatching the Clippers last night, pulling out to a 23-17 lead after one quarter and then gathering momentum for a 104-76 victory. Paul Pierce (17 points) and Kevin Garnett (11) weren’t needed to seal the game in the fourth quarter, giving bench players like...

Big Night for Boston's Big Baby

Rookie Davis shines in first career start as Celts drop Kings, 90-78

(Newser) - With Boston center Kendrick Perkins sidelined by a freak bedroom accident, rookie Glen "Big Baby" Davis made the most of his first career start, helping the Celtics protect a perfect home record against the Kings. Davis had 16 points and 9 rebounds, statistically outperforming his frontcourt mate, Kevin Garnett....

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