NBA team owner allegedly told girlfriend not to bring black people to games

Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, a target of Donald Sterling's remarks, said he wouldn't attend Clippers' games as long as Sterling was the owner. Miami Heat star LeBron James asked new NBA commissioner Adam Silver to take aggressive measures, saying "there is no room for Donald Sterling in our league."

updated: April 27, 2014 16:19 IST
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San Francisco: Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

Everybody except for the embattled Clippers owner, who has a decades-long history of discrimination and offensive behavior, seemed to have a response.

The league said it was investigating the recording posted on TMZ's website, calling the comments "disturbing and offensive."

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