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NBA Owners

Can NOT Force Donald Sterling to Sell Team

... Sources Say

4/28/2014 12:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0426-donald-sterling-clippers-landov-01The NBA owners can NOT band together to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers ... multiple well-connected league sources tell TMZ Sports

We're told ... the NBA has the power to fine and suspend Sterling for the racist comments he made during a conversation posted on TMZSports.com, but neither the owners nor the league can force a sale. 

Bottom line -- it seems if Sterling is going to leave the NBA for good, it's going to have to be his decision.

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