The league has had to confront racial issues after incidents involving the Clippers and Hawks.
Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence over his racially offensive remarks about Luol Deng.
Audio recording of Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s comments on Luol Deng does not appear to support the defense that he was reading a background report.
Since replacing AOL Time Warner, the Hawks ownership situation has been marred by blunders, in-fighting and turmoil that mercifully needs to come to an end.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver doesn’t believe that Danny Ferry’s “inappropriate and unacceptable remarks” about Luol Deng should result in Ferry losing his job.
Hawks GM Ferry’s use of an inflammatory comment about Deng triggered a chain of events that led to a change in the team’s ownership.
Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. wanted General Manager Danny Ferry fired over racially insensitive comments about Luol Deng.
Bruce Levenson’s decision to sell the Atlanta Hawks was a three-month process that began after an insensitive remark from General Manager Danny Ferry.
Bruce Levenson, who has owned the NBA’s Atlanta franchise for 11 years, will sell the team after sending an “inappropriate and offensive” e-mail.
It took four years of professional struggles for things to turn around for Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay, who is finally starting to feel valued again.