The Washington Times – New York Knicks executive Larry Johnson has a different take on the racial fire that’s recently ignited over Clippers owner Donald Sterling, looking at the broader picture to make his main point: It’s high time blacks started their own league, he said.
In a tweet, the former star player wrote: “Black people your Focusing on the wrong thing. We should be focusing on having our own, Own team own League! To For Self!!”
For Knick’s exec Larry Johnson, you gotta fight
racism fire with racism fire. In the wake of NBA commish Adam Silver dropping the hammer on Donald Sterling (lifetime ban from Clippers and other NBA involvement, and a $2.5 million fine), this probably isn’t the smartest thing to come out and say publicly. Expect to hear a follow-up statement from Johnson in the near future confirming that each arena in his new league will feature separate water fountains…
Somewhere, Jackie Robinson is turning in his grave.