List of controversies that ended athletes’ careers, including Ben Barba, Lou Vincent, Ryan Tandy

The former Los Angeles Clippers owner became the first person banned by NBA commissioner Adam Silver in 2014 for violating NBA rules.

Sterling was forced to sell the Clippers, was banned for life from any association with the league and fined $2.5 million for racist comments that were recorded by his girlfriend for posting pictures of herself with black athletes Magic Johnson and Matt Kemp.

In the 1950s, a number of players were banned from the NBA because of point-shaving allegations tied to their college days and the 1980s-90s saw a handful, including Chris Washburn and Roy Tarpley, over substance abuse allegations.