In an untenable situation, Robert Sarver, whose departure is demanded by many voices judging his one-year suspension by the NBA for racist and misogynistic behavior to be faulty, will sell the Phoenix Suns franchise, which has no shortage of candidates for its reprise.
Robert Sarver, who was accused of racist, misogynistic and sexist behavior in an investigation, supported by the testimony of more than 70 employees of the Suns, under pressure from all sides. After the announcement, LeBron James did not fail to react”I am very proud to be part of a league committed to progress !”
Many voices – players, officials, managers, partners – had risen against the decision of the NBA. Suns vice-president Jahm Najafi, who also has a stake in the franchise, had called for Sarver to leave while players’ union executive director Tamika Tremaglio said he shouldn’t.never again hold a management positionin the league after his conduct. Sponsor PayPal had even threatened to end its partnership with the franchise.