At least three prominent sportsmen have shown interest in taking over ownership of L.A. Clippers, an NBA franchise owned by Donald Sterling, who has been banned by NBA for his racially-charged statements about black people.
New York -
Controversial Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was barred from the National Basketball Association for life on Tuesday and fined $2.5 million after making racist comments that made headlines across the country.
The decision was swift, decisive, and severe. At a press conference in New York, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling would be banned for life from the NBA, and fined $2.5 million dollars.
Former Laker Magic Johnson predicted Friday that if the Lakers can't get past the Nuggets in the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs, Lakers' coach Mike Brown will be fired, ESPN reports.
The Announcement, a documentary about the story of retired NBA star Magic Johnson, who lives 20 years after he announced his HIV status and retired from basketball, airs on ESPN, Sunday, March 11 at 9 p.m. ET.
Los Angeles -
Earvin "Magic" Johnson has just announced that he has teamed up with baseball executive, Stan Kasten, and the Guggenheim financial services firm in an effort to bid on ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team.