Donald Sterling responded to the NBA’s attempt to force him to sell his team. Mr. Sterling insists the "illegal" recording made during a "lover’ quarrel" should not be used to oust him as owner. Mr. Sterling did not intend the recording to ever see the "light of day," said his lawyers. The lawyers’ statement, instead

Donald Sterling has apologized for making racist remarks. I previously wrote about his racist remarks here. He says his comments were "terrible" things to say. But, he adds in the CNN interview, he was "baited" into making them. He suggests he should be entitled to one mistake in his 35 years as owner. He

So, now the NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, has announced that Don Sterling will be forced to sell his team, the San Diego Clippers. The NBA relies on entertainment dollars. It cannot afford a team with such a despised owner. But, can the NBA force him to sell his team? What happened to free enterprise?