Brooklyn Nets Statement on Commissioner Silver's Announcement

Updated: April 29, 2014



The Brooklyn Nets have released the statement below in regards to the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s ruling of a “ban for life” from the NBA  for Clippers owner Donald Sterling.


BROOKLYN (April 29, 2014) – Today’s announcement by Commissioner Silver sends a strong message that racism and discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated in the NBA family. The Nets organization welcomes and fully supports the decision and remains committed to tolerance and respect for all. We can all be proud that the reaction throughout the NBA – from players, management, ownership and fans – has been unequivocal and united in condemning the scourge of racism.




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