V. Stiviano “Very Saddened” By NBA’s Ban of Donald Sterling – Says She Didn’t Release Tapes

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V. Stiviano claims her relationship with Donald Sterling was ALWAYS professional. (TMZ)

V. Stiviano says she is “very saddened” that Donald Sterling was banned by the NBA. She also claims she did not release their taped conversation.
The LA Times reported, via The Last Tradition:

V. Stiviano, the woman at the center of the Donald Sterling scandal, said she was “very saddened” by the NBA’s decision to ban him from the sport for life, her attorney said Tuesday.

V. Stiviano “never wanted any harm to Donald,” Calabasas lawyer Mac Nehoray of Calabasas told The Times.

He said the 31-year-old is still reeling from the release of the recordings in which Sterling chastises her for associating with African Americans, including Magic Johnson. He said that “someone released it for money” but it wasn’t Stiviano.

“My client is devastated that this got out,” he said.

Stiviano’s lawyer said his client was a hard-working young woman who supported herself waitressing and volunteered helping crime victims before signing on to work as an “archivist” for Sterling.

“She had no association with any rich people before this,” he said.

On Saturday TMZ released audio of Democratic donor and LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling spewing racist comments.
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Sterling made the comments on a taped phone call with his girlfriend.

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