As NBA commissioner Adam Silver investigates the alleged racist comments of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, here's a look back at some questionable behavior from years gone by.
Yet with this list, there has been no punishment from the NBA.
1981: Donald Sterling buys the San Diego Clippers for about $13 million dollars.
2006: The U.S. Department of Justice sues Sterling for housing discrimination, claiming he had made statements against renting to Latino and black tenants. Sterling settled the lawsuit in 2009, with a payout of $2.765 million.
2009: Longtime Clippers executive Elgin Baylor files a civil lawsuit for wrongful termination against Sterling and the organization. In the lawsuit's initial filing, Baylor said Sterling embraced "a Southern plantation-type structure." During the trial, a bevy of allegations of racism were levied against Sterling, many involving former Clippers players including Danny Manning.
2014: Website TMZ.com releases an audio recording of a man the site says is Sterling speaking with a female friend and deriding her affiliation with several prominent black people.
The woman at the head of the latest scandal involving Sterling is V. Stiviano, this mistress of Donald Sterling.
Donald Sterling's Girlfriend V. Stiviano He was jealous about her? more like a drag queen, this guy had a fetish pic.twitter.com/GhIZWfkr7s— Ahmed Nassir (@ahmednassir2) April 28, 2014