Transcript for Donald Sterling: To Sell or Not to Sell
Now to the bold gamma by the wife of the NBA owner Donald sterling. She says she is going to sell the team in the next six days while her husband careens back and forth. ABC's Ryan smith investigates the new twist tonight. Reporter: Donald and Shelley sterling clashing with each other as the future of their Los Angeles clippers hangs in the balance. Yesterday, Donald sterling rejecting the NBA's charge to oust him from the NBA ownership ranks for his racist rant calling the NBA's process for hearing his case "Sham proceedings" and his lawyer telling ESPN sterling will fight to the bloody end. I don't think there is anything Donald sterling can say to the NBA owners to convince them to let him keep the team. Reporter: At the same time his wife shelly today reportedly starting the first round of bidding on the team. The relationship, something shelly clarified. I'm still married but estranged. We have more of a business arrangement in our relationship than we have of a love relationship. Reporter: Perspective buyers of the clippers include a who is who of billionaires and stars to magic Johnson and Oprah. Team owners should have its privileges far beyond what the super fan can do. Eat with the team and access the locker room. But for Donald sterling. Those privileges may be coming to an end. Ryan smith, ABC news, New York.
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