Source: ABC News
The news, which was first reported by the New York Post, came as other NBA owners took initial steps to forcing Sterling to sell the Clippers, which lost 100-99 Thursday in its playoff match-up against the Golden State Warriors.
The Post, citing sources, reported that Sterling, 80, has been battling prostate cancer for an extended period of time.
Sterling was banned for life from the NBA and fined $2.5 million by commissioner Adam Silver earlier in the week after racist remarks he made were published online.
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