The NBA owners are moving forward with the process of removing Donald Sterling as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
The league's advisory/finance committee, which is a group of 10 who met via phone conference today, taking the first step toward forcing a sale of the Clippers.
League spokesman Mike Bass said, "The Committee unanimously agreed to move forward as expeditiously as possible and will reconvene next week."
On the court, the Clippers took a three games to two lead on the Golden State Warriors last night, in their first game at Staples Center since the Commissioner banned Sterling.
Los Angeles can move on to the second round with a win over Golden State on Friday.