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Pro Basketball / Owner's Racist Remarks / A Discussion #1064366

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The NBA commissioner's lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers pro basketball team owner Donald Sterling after his racist remarks introduced. [Wife Shelly†† STERLING - denies he is a racist.]

(Studio: Rachel Nichols) The Sterling racism issue examined; Sterling audiotape conversation with girlfriend V. Stiviano about black people played. [NBA commissioner Adam SILVER - bans Sterling for life.] The reactions from Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Magic Johnson to the ruling reviewed. [Sacramento Mayor Kevin JOHNSON†- reacts.] The players' reaction to Silver's decision discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The business companies' reaction to the NBA decision reviewed. Live discussion held with CNN's Rachel Nichols, Jeffrey Toobin and Sunny Hostin, and former players Otis Birdsong and Jay Williams about the case. [BIRDSONG, WILLIAMS, TOOBIN, HOSTIN, NICHOLS - offer views on the Silver decision on Sterling after his statements went public and whether Shelly Sterling can remain an owner.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Nichols, Rachel
Duration:
00:14:40

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