NBA Players React To The Lifetime Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Current and former players showed strong support for Commissioner Adam Silver’s swift and strong decision.

1. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement that Clippers owner Donald Sterling would be banned for life was greeted with mostly positive response from current and former players.

19. NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at a press conference following the announcement.

“I’m just thrilled with what Commissioner Silver did. […] His actions and focus were so on the mark. We all started clapping because he handled it the right way. It’s gonna be a new day in this city and a lot of Clipper fans are gonna have a lot more to smile about.”

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