I am doubly embarrassed by donald sterling's contemptible, racist comments that surfaced this week once as an angeleno and a second time as a jew indeed, the world's most racist basketball franchise owner is one of our own worse, in the course of his rantings, sterling attempts to justify his racism by. Four days later, nba commissioner adam silver fined sterling $25 million, banned him for life from the league and asked the other 29 franchise holders to force a sale of the team silver said in his statement supporting the case against sterling that he believed the league faced an unprecedented crisis. Donald sterling is a wealthy southern california divorce attorney turned real estate developer who until 2014 also happened to own the los angeles clippers , currently one of the best teams in the national basketball association he's also a huge racist who's been caught on tape by tmz apparently chiding his half- black,. Recordings of a man alleged to be la clippers owner donald sterling in a racist rant have left the team desperately needing crisis management.
Los angeles — hall of famer magic johnson, probably the most popular figure in this city's proud basketball history, said he won't attend another los angeles clippers game as long as donald sterling remains the team's owner and one of johnson's former los angeles lakers showtime teammates.
Deadspin has acquired an extended, 15-minute version of the conversation between clippers owner donald sterling and his then-girlfriend v stiviano acquired by tmz left any questions about sterling's opinions regarding minorities , the audio here should remove all doubt that he's a doddering racist. Hunter felt: the controversy over racist remarks allegedly made by la clippers owner donald sterling is overshadowing the nba playoffs and that might to bail themselves out of the nba's worst crisis of credibility since the tim donaghy officiating scandal, the easy part for the nba will be enlisting the.
New york (reuters) - the national basketball association on tuesday banned los angeles clippers owner donald sterling from the game for life for racist comments that outraged players, fans and the us president sterling, the longest-tenured owner of any of the 30 nba teams, will not be allowed. Ok, you go bye now in an ongoing series of offensive statements, donald sterling tells anderson cooper about how he prayed for magic johnson's health but goes on to make more racist remarks 5:49 the daily show clip5/13/2014. Los angeles clippers owner donald sterling is banned from the nba for life. Racist remarks attributed to los angeles clippers owner donald sterling have led to protests by the nba team's players.
A coalition of activists and civil rights leaders attend a demonstration dubbed the los angeles is better than donald sterling anti-racism protest and rally outside the silver's swift and forceful response to the biggest crisis facing the nba in memory gained wide praise within and outside the nba.
Adam silver: shortly after the release of an audio recording this past saturday morning of a conversation that allegedly included clippers owner donald sterling, the nba commenced an investigation, which among other things, included an interview of mr sterling that investigation is now complete. Nba commissioner adam silver delivered the swiftest, strongest penalty he could, then called on nba owners to force los angeles clippers owner donald sterling to sell the team for making racist comments that hurt the league. Racism, and the nba's responses to the leaked recording multiple models for crisis management and deci- sion making are discussed to help readers develop their own plan for working through organizational crises keywords: crisis management, decision making, donald sterling, adam silver, national basketball.