US: NBA counter-sues Sterling for antitrust case

Following the official completion of the sale of the NBA Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, reports say the saga for Sterling is not yet over.

The NBA has reportedly file a counter-suit against Sterling’s $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against the NBA’s commissioner Adam Silver.

Reports say the counterclaim is seeking damages related to Sterling’s reportedly racist remarks, revealed through secret recordings that initiated the process of banning Sterling from the NBA and selling the Clippers. Those remarks, the NBA said, caused “devastating and incalculable harm” to the association.

The NBA’s countersuit was filed in Los Angeles against Donald Sterling and the Sterling Family Trust on Monday.

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