NBA owners say they will act quickly on future of LA Clippers, but any decision may face roadblocks

NBA owners have begun meeting in response to the controversy over Clippers owner Donald Sterling

The National Basketball Association appears to be following NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s lead – so far – in responding to the racist rant made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Ten team owners, or their representatives, who make up the Board of Governors’ advisory-finance committee, met on May 1 via a conference call and unanimously agreed to move “as expeditiously as possible," according to a statement appearing on the NBA’s website.

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