NBA bans Clippers owner Sterling for life

The NBA announced Tuesday that they have banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fined him $2.5 million for his racist remarks made on tape and made public over the weekend through TMZ.

NBA Commissioner made the announcement this afternoon in New York and said that the NBA Board of Directors will vote whether to force Sterling to sell the Clippers. 

Read more at NBA.com.

The Celtics have released a statement Tuesday stating "support the decisive action taken by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today."  You can read the full statement here.

Photo courtesy of NY Post.