Chris Paul told ESPN that sitting out is a real possibility if Donald Sterling remains the owner at start of season.

This is a tough situation to evaluate. On the surface, I appreciate that Paul would stick to his principles, but at the end of the day, it's hard to believe that will be the case. If Sterling is still the owner when the season begins, it will be intriguing to see how this issue is resolved. Hopefully Sterling will just exit as he should and not cause much controversy as he heads out the door.ANALYST: David Kerr Mobile App