MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Heat players and others around the NBA are reacting to the lifetime ban handed down to Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday.
Lebron James, who doesn’t usually tweet anything during the NBA playoffs tweeted, “Commissioner Silver, thank you for protecting our beautiful and powerful league!! Great leader!! #BiggerThanBasketball #StriveForGreatness”
Dwyane Wade also tweeted: “Commissioner Silver….STRONG… way to take charge and protect our great league.”
Heat owner Micky Arison reacted on his twitter account, “Great job Adam. The @NBA is in good hands. You have my full support.”
The statement from the Clippers read: “We wholeheartedly support and embrace the decision by … Adam Silver today. Now the healing process begins.”
Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, who was mentioned by Sterling in the audio tapes where Sterling made the racist comments, sent out a few tweets: “Commissioner Silver showed great leadership in banning LA Clippers owner Donald…
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