Daily News - May 10, 2014

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NBA picks Dick Parsons as interim Clippers CEO
Author: Brian Mahoney
Publication: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dick Parsons is hoping for a short stint running the Los Angeles Clippers, though he's ready to stay on as long as it takes.

Moving the franchise away from Donald Sterling and to new ownership might require a lengthy fight, but it's one Parsons thinks is worthwhile. - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Dick Parsons new Clippers CEO
Author: Ramona Shelburne
Publication: ESPN.com

Dick Parsons, the newly appointed interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, said Friday that he intends make coach Doc Rivers "a full-fledged partner" as he takes command of the franchise while the league determines the fate of owner Donald Sterling, who has been banned for life from the NBA.

Parsons said he's spoken to Rivers extensively this week and intends to lean on him to make basketball decisions for the franchise moving forward. Rivers also holds the title of senior vice president of player personnel. - CLICK HERE to read full story.


NBA looking to oust Shelly Sterling
Author: Ramona Shelburne
Publication: ESPN.com

The NBA believes it has the legal grounds to oust both Shelly Sterling and her husband as owners, despite the fact that commissioner Adam Silver's punishments were specifically leveled only against Donald, according to sources with knowledge of the league's legal strategy.

Shelly Sterling, the estranged wife of exiled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has made it clear to the NBA that she intends to retain her 50 percent ownership interest in the team. - CLICK HERE to read full story

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