Paul Allen statement on alleged Donald Sterling remarks

Statement from Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen concerning comments allegedly made by Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

 

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 28, 2014) – In response to the racially-charged statements allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has issued the following statement:

“The kind of statements attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling, if true, are abhorrent, and not acceptable for the owner of an NBA franchise or anyone in professional sports.  We at the Trail Blazers reject any and all such sentiments, and believe NBA leadership should take swift and impactful action in this case.”