Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA Tuesday, in an unprecedented move by new commissioner, Adam Silver. The Los Angeles Clippers owner, a habitually public racist, had long been ready for the gallows and today was the long-past due execution. Continue reading
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On Donald Sterling, the NBA, Racist Symbols, Easy Victories, and A Wakeup Call That May Continue To Be Unheard
If you have not seen it, TMZ reported late Friday night that Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, was caught on audio tape making racist comments against black people and specifically, Magic Johnson.
Sterling was arguing with his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, who just happens to be black and Mexican, about a picture she put up on Instagram with her and Magic Johnson.
The following are select excerpts from the audio that TMZ pulled: Continue reading
New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award today, topping the Los Angeles Clippers’ Jamal Crawford and The Golden State Warriors’ Jarrett Jack with 484 total points from the voting group of writers and broadcasters.
It was the topping on the cake of a breakthrough season for the former first round pick, accumulating 18.1 points per game, all off the bench, also averaging 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists.
But his season was not without highlights and enjoyable moments. Let’s take a look back at some of the fun moments of J.R. Smith during the 2012-2013 season. Continue reading
The New York Knicks have won 6-straight games – yes, the longest streak in the NBA – and have somehow been doing it without Tyson Chandler and Amare Stoudemire.
So what has been been the key? J.R. Smith, of course.
But this time, it is not what he is doing, but what he is not doing. Continue reading
Pistons point guard, Brandon Knight is no more. Not after what the Clippers DeAndre Jordan did to him, Sunday night.
Knight was left in the middle all alone as the Clips center came rumbling in. Chris Paul sent up the pass and Jordan posterized Knight. Continue reading