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Sterling Firestorm

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Coverage of the NBA's move to oust Clippers owner Donald Sterling

Twitter Celebrates Donald Sterling's Lifetime Ban



    Kevin Johnson: "Zero Tolerance" for Racism in NBA

    Sacramento Mayor and National Basketball Players Association Search Committee Chairman Kevin Johnson announced his support of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling from any and all association with the team and the league amid an investigation into recorded audio of racist comments. "Adam Silver is not only the owner's commissioner, he's the player's commissioner," Johnson said at a press conference on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. "There will be zero tolerance for institutional racism no matter how rich or powerful." (Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014)

    The NBA on Tuesday handed down a decision banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from any association with the team for his racist remarks.

    The Twitterverse lit up in the wake of the news. Check out what celebrities and athletes around the Internet are saying: