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NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced the decisions taken on behalf of the league against Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, following the circulation of his racist statements. Sterling has been fined $2.5 million and above all was banned for life from the NBA. This means he can’t participate in any way in the Clippers activities and Adam Silver asked the owners of the other NBA teams to start a motion to force Sterling to sell the franchise.
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 19, 2014 the NBA playoffs 2014 are starting. The end of the regular season is always a little complicated because there are teams who are looking to rest their stars, others that need to win their playoffs berth and still others just waiting for the end of the season to think about the next one. For the first time in the NBA history the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks have all failed to reach the playoffs. This year the injury situation was quite complicated for some of the likely protagonists of the post-season with consequent ups and downs.
On Tuesday april 15 the basketball Euroleague 2013/2014 quarter-finals will start. This round will be played in a playoff series to the best of five games in which the teams qualified from each group will cross path the the ones qualified from the other group. The first classified teams of each group will play the fourth classified ones of the other group and the second classified ones of each group will play the third classified ones of the other group.
The New York Knicks press conference of the has been announced for Tuesday, March 18 at Madison Square Garden. The purpose is to announce an important event for the franchise, officially without specifying anything. However, in recent days the news was leaked and is unofficially confirmed that Phil Jackson (photo ©Keith Allison) will be the new president of the Knicks’ front office.
Thursday January 2, 2014 the Basketball Euroleague 2013/2014 Top 16 is starting. The Forumula is that experimented in the last season, with two groups consisting of 8 teams each. This structure with 4 teams per group that will go to the quarter-finals has changed this second phase of the Euroleague very much.