Both Sterling and Stiviano were supposed to sit down with ABC News' Barbara Walters on Friday, but only Stiviano appeared for the interview. She said she did not believe that Sterling was a racist.
Can Sterling Do Anything to Keep his Team?
Even a unanimous vote to oust Sterling may not meant the drama is over, according to experts.
Jason Maloni, chair of litigation practice, sports, and entertainment for Levick, a public relations firm, said Sterling could challenge Silver's interpretation of NBA rules.
"It's certainly far from over," Maloni said. "Sterling is a very litigious individual [and he] could seek to challenge the ruling [since] Adam Silver is interpreting the constitution of the NBA."
Sterling doesn't have sue immediately to retain his team, he could wait until next season, Maloni said.
"If Sterling intends to sue at the very last minute on the cusp of next season, [we] will be back when we're focusing on the start of basketball [and] he might have a case," Maloni said.
However, Maloni said that Sterling stands to make an incredible profit from the sale. The team was originally bought in 1981 for $12 million and is now valued at around $1 billion.
What's Next for the Los Angeles Clippers
With most of the drama happening off the court, the Los Angeles Clippers were able to hold off the Golden State Warriors in game seven of the first round of the NBA playoffs Saturday, winning the game 126-121. They face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Wester Conference semifinals, beginning Monday night.