Based on reporting by Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today Sports and the playoff schedule released by the National Basketball Association to media
There is a process and timeline the NBA must follow in order to oust Sterling, and that is detailed in its constitution and bylaws. Silver has three days to provide Sterling with the charges, Sterling has five days to respond and the Board of Governors then will vote within 10 days of Sterling’s response, according the constitution and bylaws.Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today Sports
|2014-05-02||Mr. Sterling should be provided with the charges supporting removal|
|2014-05-07||Mr. Sterling required to respond to the charges supporting removal|
|2014-05-15||Final date for Board of Governors’ vote on Mr. Sterling’s removal|
|2014-05-20||NBA Eastern Conference Finals scheduled to begin / NBA Draft Lottery|
|2014-05-21||NBA Western Conference Finals scheduled to begin|
I’m suggesting that the NBA Conference Finals may be in jeopardy if the NBA’s Board of Governors doesn’t take action on Mr. Sterling’s removal by that time.
And so it goes.
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