May 19, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; NBA commissioner David Stern and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling shake hands with game officials before the start of game three of the Western Conference semi finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the San Antonio Spurs at the Staples Center. San Antonio Spurs won 96-86. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

People Around the League Comment On Donald Sterling

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The Donald Sterling-TMZ story has many peoples in association with the NBA speaking out against the racist owner. From Lebron James to Jerryd Bayless to Kenny Smith, they’re not holding back on the matter. Here is a compilation of the different comments from players, coaches, etc. We will update as more comments surface on the matter.

Peter Holt, Chairman and CEO of San Antonio Spurs: “I want to be very careful. The league is doing its own investigation and I don’t want to jump the gun. I don’t know the context, but from what I’ve heard it sounds bad and it isn’t like this is the first go-around for him. They’ve got a great team and the problem with it for him, in my opinion — forget the NBA — is that it takes away from the success of the team and the focus on the team, which is unfortunate.”

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