President Barack Obama said on Sunday that comments reported to have been made by the owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers basketball team were “incredibly offensive racist statements.”
Los Angeles Clippers players staged a protest at a playoff game on Sunday against racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling, turning their warm-up jerseys inside-out to hide the team name before a loss to the Golden State Warriors.
There was some shouting going on in the Trail Blazers’ locker room after they fell behind by 10 points at halftime to the Rockets.
The Toronto point guard scored 22 points — including the final field goal, over Kevin Garnett — in a victory over the Nets that evened the teams’ playoff series at two games each.
With a chance to take a commanding series lead over the Raptors on their home court, the Nets instead wilted down the stretch and gifted Game 4 to Toronto.
Before their first playoff game since their franchise’s owner, Donald Sterling, was reported to have uttered racist remarks, the Los Angeles Clippers reversed their practice jerseys.
Washington played without the suspended forward Nene but raced to another early lead and beat visiting Chicago to take a three-games-to-one lead in their Eastern Conference series.
Mr. Heisley, a co-founder and chairman of the Heico Companies, bought the floundering Vancouver Grizzlies in 2000 and soon moved them to Memphis.
The most pressure-packed moments of playoff basketball, when the legs get heavy and the palms sweaty, seem to suit those young Toronto Raptors just fine.
Donald Sterling’s behavior is a matter of public record, having generated lawsuits and extensive commentary.
Steve Kerr said Sunday he spoke with Phil Jackson twice over the weekend and that they will continue discussing the possibility of him becoming coach of the New York Knicks.
Amid a controversy surrounding racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling, the Clippers’ owner, the players made a statement by wearing their shirts inside out before facing the Warriors.
The racist comments possibly made by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, could give the union a chance to expand its role in how the N.B.A. conducts its affairs.
Top candidate Steve Kerr met with Phil Jackson for dinner in Manhattan on Friday, and he’s officially in play for the Knicks’ head coaching vacancy.