Daily Gossip, Saturday 10/5/14

Another weekend has begun, another day of gossip rounded up right here, it has been a quiet day admittedly, but today’s goss Includes the update on Jerel Blassingame’s strike.

One payment down; one to go for Blassingame

Cibona guard Jerel Blassingame’s reported strike for non-payment has not lasted long thankfully, as the American has been paid for one month. However, he is still awaiting another wage packet, which will be paid to him next week.

Blassingame will now instead play against rivals Cedevita Zagreb [game in progress]

Clippers don’t want to play for Mrs Sterling, NBA to “oust her”

ESPNLA.com reports that banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling still wants to run the Los Angeles franchise but the players and coaching staff are uncomfortable with that.

That is the opinion of former Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson, who was unfortunately caught in the middle of the Donald Sterling scandal, as he openly went against Mrs Sterling continuing her 50 percent ownership of the Clippers.

“Those guys are not going to play for anybody (named) Sterling,” Johnson told USA TODAY Sports and two other reporters at the Omni Dallas Hotel. “It’s just how it is. It’s hard to separate the two. … It’s going to be hard for them to sell that to the fans and definitely to the players.”