NBA: Indian-American leads charge against racist team owner Donald Sterling

Vivek Ranadive, the Mumbai-born owner of the NBA team Sacramento Kings, expects his fellow NBA owners to unanimously force Donald Sterling to sell his team Los Angeles Clippers after he was banned for life by the NBA Commissioner on racism charges.

updated: May 02, 2014 11:50 IST
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Washington: Mumbai-born Vivek Ranadive, the first and only Indian-American owner of a US National Basketball Association (NBA) team, is leading the charge against fellow team owner Donald Sterling accused of making racist comments.

Sacramento Kings owner Ranadive expects his fellow NBA owners will vote unanimously to force Sterling, who has been banned by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for life and fined $2.5 million, to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN reported.

Ranadive, who emphatically supported Silver's ruling on Tuesday, reiterated his stance on Wednesday morning on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike."

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