Blake Griffin: Nobody 'wants this to drag out'
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin says he doesn't anticipate Donald Sterling being the owner of the team at the start of next season but concedes he would have to decide on his future with the Clippers if new ownership were not in place.
It's up to [the league], but I don't think that's an ideal situation for us, to start next season with that still going on."
Sterling was banned for life and fined $2.5 million by the league for racist remarks he made that were published by TMZ.
The prospect of a prolonged legal battle that could drag into next season was something Griffin said was not in the best interest of anyone, except for perhaps Donald and Shelly Sterling.
Crawford echoed his teammates' sentiments when asked about his future with the team if Sterling is still the owner when next season rolls around.