KUSA - The Nuggets are ready to back Adam Silver's decision.

The landmark decision by the National Basketball Commissioner to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, fine him the maximum penalty and urge the governors around the league to force him to sell his ownership has already been widely supported.

President and Governor Josh Kroenke released a statement in an effort to affirm their approval of this ruling:

"Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and the Denver Nuggets wholeheartedly and emphatically support Commissioner Adam Silver's decision that Donald Sterling be fined and banned for life from any involvement with the National Basketball Association. Mr. Sterling's wordshave absolutely no place in our working family or in a global sport that values inclusion, diversity and tolerance of people regardless of race, religion or sexual orientation."

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