NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling for life from any association with the Los Angeles Clippers or the NBA, in a Tuesday press conference.
[NEWS: Sterling banned for life]
Current, former and NBA reporters take to Twitter to voice their opinions on the matter:
Great job Commissioner Silver!! U owned the moment!! #NBA— Mark Jackson (@MarkJackson13) April 29, 2014
'Standing ovation' for Commissioner Silver. Big time decision standing up for the league and it's players. Now, Gotta see it through— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) April 29, 2014
Commissioner Silver showed great leadership in banning LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014
Former and current NBA players are very happy and satisfied with Commissioner Silver's ruling.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014
Current and former NBA players now know that in Commissioner Adam Silver we have a great leader leading our league.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014
Very proud of commissioner Silver for his leadership. Well done Adam!— grant hill (@realgranthill33) April 29, 2014
Way to go, Commissioner Silver! The NBA stands for everybody!
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) April 29, 2014
Commissioner Silver....STRONG...way to take charge and protect our great league.— THREE (@DwyaneWade) April 29, 2014
I agree 100% with Commissioner Silvers findings and the actions taken against Donald Sterling— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) April 29, 2014
Wizards staying at my hotel. Cheers just came from a room nearby after Silver made his announcement— Tracy Wolfson (@tracywolfson) April 29, 2014
Among those groups, Magic Johnson and Guggenheim Partners will be front-and-center in pursuit of the Clippers.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 29, 2014
There was no other solution! Adam Silver & the owners have made the right decision. #nba— James Worthy (@James_Worthy42) April 29, 2014