NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver announced on Tuesday morning that not only will Clippers owner, Donald Sterling be banned from the NBA for life, but that he will also be fined $2.5 million in which the funds will be donated to organizations dedicated to anti discrimination intolerance efforts.
Following the judgement, celebrities took to Twitter with their reactions, many praising Silver for his decision to ban Sterling from Clippers organization as well as the league.
Kerry Washington: “Wow. Banned for LIFE. Well done #AdamSilver.”
Magic Johnson: “Commissioner Silver showed great leadership in banning LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.”
Mark Cuban: “I agree 100% with Commissioner Silvers findings and the actions taken against Donald Sterling.”
DL Hughley: #DonaldSterling said he didn’t want to be around black people at the games & now he won’t…ever!!!
Mike Epps: “Breaking news ! GOD just said don’t bring Donald Sterling to my Heaven.”
Charlamagne Tha God: If Magic Johnson buys the Clippers which I think will happen Donald Sterling will definitely die of a broken heart.
Ja Rule: Donald Sterling #BannedForLife good move Adam Silver!!!
Malinda Williams: “It’s laughable, Donald Sterling’s “I feed them” comment. #fact; that organization makes sacrifices and busts their a**es to feed YOU!
Ellen DeGeneres: “There is no amount of money that excludes you from treating other people with respect. Thank you, Adam Silver.”
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