The NBA on Tuesday handed down a decision banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from any association with the team for his racist remarks.
The Twitterverse lit up in the wake of the news. Check out what celebrities and athletes around the Internet are saying:
Commissioner Silver showed great leadership in banning LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014
Wow. Banned for LIFE. Well done #AdamSilver
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) April 29, 2014
There is no amount of money that excludes you from treating other people with respect. Thank you, Adam Silver.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 29, 2014
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 29, 2014
Adam Silver to Donald #Sterling shorter version: Bye Felicia.
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) April 29, 2014
I am now declaring my intent to buy the Clippers. The uniforms will be the same but bedazzled. @blakegriffin32
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) April 29, 2014
Way to go, Commissioner Silver! The NBA stands for everybody!
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) April 29, 2014
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) April 29, 2014
I agree 100% with Commissioner Silvers findings and the actions taken against Donald Sterling
— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) April 29, 2014
Now Donald Sterling can spend more time focusing on his wonderful marriage.
— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) April 29, 2014
Hell, why not ban Donald Sterling for several consecutive lifetimes?
— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) April 29, 2014
It would be amazing — absolutely amazing — if this ended with Magic Johnson buying the Clippers: http://t.co/VQobJI1Icf
— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) April 29, 2014
I like Adam Silver a little more now..
— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) April 29, 2014
Donald Sterling #BANNEDFORLIFE good move Adam Silver!!!
— Ja Rule (@Ruleyork) April 29, 2014
Adam Silver just dropped the Hammer on Donald Sterling!!! Banned for life! Wow!!! Big boy commissioner pants!!!
— Jay Mohr (@jaymohr37) April 29, 2014
Breaking news ! GOD just said don't bring Donald sterling to my Heaven
— Mike Epps (@TheRealMikeEpps) April 29, 2014
— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) April 29, 2014