Donald Sterling‘s horribly racist comments have Johnson calling for a radical change to basketball in America:
Black people your Focusing on the wrong thing. We should be focusing on having our own, Own team own League! To For Self!!
— Larry Johnson (@TheRealLJ2) April 26, 2014
Most everybody in this country, regardless of race, took offense to Sterling’s comments. To call them horrible doesn’t even really begin to describe them. But the appropriate action here does not involve the creation of an all-black league.
Sterling should be banned from the NBA for life. He’s a scumbag that simply needs to go. He’s old, out of touch and has no place in the game.
Although I get where Johnson’s head is at with the all-black league idea — it’s an idea/concept that would set this country back about fifty years. The days of exclusive/segregated sports leagues are over, and rightfully so. We’re beyond that as a country. People like Sterling are clearly not, but we can’t let a few morons like him ruin the progress everyone else has made.
I understand Johnson’s reaction. He reacted to the despicable comments like many did. But the solution is not to further separate races of people. The solution is to let delusional morons like Sterling bring people closer together.
Either way, it’s good to hear from Grandmama.