Transcript for Donald Sterling Has Cancer
America's -- I just breaking news overnight startling new twist in the Donald Sterling story this morning -- -- clippers owner. May not have much wanted to live. -- eighty -- -- sterling is expected to. Fight his lifetime ban by the National Basketball Association but he may not have time. In fact one source tells the New York Post that associates thought sterling would die from prostate cancer two years ago. The -- punished earlier earlier this week for racist comments he made that recorded and made public. It's now to the other legal owners whether he has to sell the clippers celebrities who have expressed interest in buying all of part of the team include Oprah Winfrey Sean Combs and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. But sterling estranged wife Shelley may be the front runner to be the next owner even though -- who has been accused of racism and discrimination. -- sterling -- last night's game she's often courtside. However an NBA officials as the players and league are looking for a complete change in ownership in another twist the president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP. Is resigning in the wake up plans to honor sterling as a humanitarian. This would've been the second time Leon Jenkins in the LA chapter had honored sterling. They did so five years ago while sterling was fighting federal housing discrimination charges Jenkins admits the decision to honor sterling this year has brought the organization quote negative exposure. The New York Post also says this morning -- sterling has fled his home in Malibu for a Beverly Hills penthouse paranoid at the mansion might be bugs and much more about the team's performance on the court coming up.
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