LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has released a statement regarding NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban team owner Donald Sterling for his controversial comments.
“In response to today’s ruling by the NBA and Commissioner Adam Silver, my teammates and I are in agreement with his decision. We appreciate the strong leadership from Commissioner Silver and he has our full support.”
Chris Paul, who is president of the NBA Players Association, is expected to address the media following a pivotal Game 5 in which the Clippers will try to gain a 3-2 lead in their current playoff series against the Golden State Warriors.
Through the 2014 playoffs, Paul has shot 44% from the field, with 71 points and 34 assists.