Transcript for Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Says Jealousy Sparked Racist Comments
And tonight, more news over the battle over the L.A. Clippers. And another new tape. This time, Donald sterling directly addressing the racist comments as a new power player steps in to take over the team. Former Citi Bank and timer Warner chief Richard parsons, installed by the NBA as the clippers CEO, effectively taking over the team. A defiant strike at owner Donald sterling. Parsons says he's been deeply troubled by the pain the clippers fans have faced. And opposition comes as another conversation was released between sterling and a friend. I know I'm wrong. What I said was wrong. Reporter: In that fateful conversation with stiviano, sterling said he didn't want sterling said he didn't want her photographed with black people, like magic Johnson. In the new recording sterling says he was just jealous. The girl is black. I like her. I'm jealous that she's with other black guys. I want her. So what the hell, can't I in private tell her, you know, I don't want you to be with anybody? Reporter: Stiviano has told Barbara Walters her relationship with sterling wasn't romantic. I love him look a father figure. Reporter: There's another woman in the triangle, sterling's wife of 57 years, shelly. She's the team's co-owner, and she's not backing down. She's blameless. It's Donald who's the problem. She's a 50% owner of the team, one of their biggest cheerleaders. Reporter: Tonight, the team focused on just one thing. A playoff win.
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