NBA commissioner Silver responds to Sterling's
POSTED: May 12, 2014 10:48 PM ET
UPDATED: May 12, 2014 11:18 PM ET
NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement after CNN's Anderson Cooper's interview with Donald Sterling that aired earlier this evening:
"I just read a transcript of Donald Sterling's interview with Anderson Cooper and while Magic Johnson doesn't need me to, I feel compelled on behalf of the NBA family to apologize to him that he continues to be dragged into this situation and be degraded by such a malicious and personal attack. The NBA Board of Governors is continuing with its process to remove Mr. Sterling as expeditiously as possible."