NBA Comes Down Hard On Clippers Owner Sterling

(New York, NY) -- Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers is pleased with the decision of NBA Commissioner to ban the owner of the Clippers from the NBA for life. Silver announced the penalties against Donald Sterling today over a racially-charged recording of him released by TMZ last weekend. Sterling was also fined two-point-five-million dollars. Silver called Sterling's views "disturbing." Silver said he wants the NBA's Board of Governors to force Sterling to sell the team.