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FILE - In this April 16, 2014, file photo, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle calls a play against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn. "We're all so fortunate to be part of a game that transcends these kinds of misguided ignorances. The beauty and ideals of our game will long outlive these kinds of things that should not happen," Carlisle said Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league, in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey, File)

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Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, center, and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar embrace during a news conference outside City Hall in Los Angeles Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after Johnson's comments on the decision by NBA commissioner Adam Silver to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from basketball for life in response to racist comments the league says Sterling made in a recorded conversation. Former NBA player Luke Walton applauds at rear right rear. (AP Photo)

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San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) attempts to get around the defense of Dallas Mavericks' Jose Calderon and Dirk Nowitzki, right, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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FILE - In this April 4, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sits courtside during the NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Silver announced Tuesday, April 298, 2014, that Sterling has been banned for life by the league, in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.(AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

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Shelley Sterling, wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, watches from a court side seat during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 118-97. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver, left, shakes hands with a fan after Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Carlos Avila Gonzalez)

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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, third right, sits with V. Stiviano, left, as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday, April 29, 2014, that he is banning the owner for life from the Clippers organization over racist comments in recording. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before the skills competition at the NBA All Star basketball weekend, in New Orleans. NBA owners hold their end-of-season meeting with Silver, with the potential sale of the Milwaukee Bucks among the most important issues, Friday. April 18, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is intent on moving quickly in dealing with the racially charged scandal surrounding Clippers owner Sterling. The NBA league will discuss its investigation Tuesday, April 29, 2014, before the Clippers play Golden State in Game 5 of their playoff series. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

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** FILE ** In this Dec. 19, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

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San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills, left, is knocked back by Dallas Mavericks' Jose Calderon as Calderon loses control of the dribble in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) loses control of the ball after being fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41) beneath the basket as Samuel Dalembert (1) and Tiago Splitter (22) watch in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter (25) shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Marco Belinelli (3) and Tiago Splitter (22) defend during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)