Los Angeles Clippers
President Barack Obama is supporting the NBA’s lifetime ban against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Several civil rights organizations are applauding the NBA for its lifetime ban of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because of racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.
Director Spike Lee compares Donald Sterling to a slave master following the Los Angeles Clippers alleged racist comments.
The Anti-Defamation League weighed in on the Donald Sterling controversy, calling the Los Angeles Clippers owner’s alleged racist remarks “reprehensible.”
Current Wizard and former Clipper Drew Gooden says the Clippers should rise above the controversy, but now it’s time for Donald Sterling to pay.
Facing the first real crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner, Silver is under pressure to swiftly bring some sort of resolution to the scandal surrounding Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the racially charged comments he allegedly made in a recorded conversation, portions of which were released over the weekend by TMZ and Deadspin.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of a U.S. pro basketball team are “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront.
Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
Washington coach Randy Wittman wanted his players fouling DeAndre Jordan, whose free-throw shooting has always been the weakest part of his game.
Chris Paul called it a “must-win.” Blake Griffin deemed it a “Game 7,” which, technically, it was.