Does Don Sterling’s lifetime ban open ‘Pandora’s Box’ for gay marriage opponents in NBA?

Now that Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life, some tweeters can’t help but wonder: Who’s next? Could anyone in the NBA who holds views deemed offensive — such as favoring traditional marriage — face similar consequences?

Owners like the Orlando Magic’s Richard DeVos, for example:

For the record, DeVos isn’t the only NBA team owner who opposes gay marriage.

Indeed. What about players?

Players caught making anti-gay remarks have been fined, but not banned. Could that change down the road?