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EXCLUSIVE: Magic Johnson Suggests Donald Sterling Should Sell Clippers After Alleged Racist Remarks
KCAL-TV ^ | April 26, 2014 | Jim Hill

Posted on 04/27/2014 1:34:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

He’s been controversial for decades. Clippers owner Donald Sterling now faces more trouble — a nationwide firestorm over racist comments he allegedly made in a recorded conversation with his girlfriend.

Those alleged remarks by Sterling have caused uproar across the sports world. And perhaps the person most upset about the situation is Dodgers part owner and former Laker super star Magic Johnson himself who was mentioned, specifically, in the comments.

KCAL/CBS2 sports director Jim Hill sat down exclusively with Magic to discuss the remarks the Clippers owner allegedly made.

“I’m very disappointed, angry and upset,” said Johnson. “Let’s go back when I first got here in 1979. Dr. Buss took me to my first real party at Donald Sterling’s house in Malibu for his annual BBQ. Ever since then, since Dr. Buss introduced me to him at the time he bought the Clippers, we’ve been out, we’ve had lunch and even shared meals to talk about his team, so I thought we had a sort of a friendship, even though it may be a distant one.”(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: basketball; california; clippers; donaldsterling; donsterling; losangeles; losangelesclippers; magicjohnson; nba; rochellesterling; sports; vanessastiviano
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1 posted on 04/27/2014 1:34:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Irony is being a black civil rights group honoring a virulent white racist with a lifetime achievement award while sharing a bill with a man who ratted out the mob to a group accused of oppressing blacks by said civil rights groups.


2 posted on 04/27/2014 1:36:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s all it takes? Guess I should be scared if the Majic one were t get angry with me. All involved are liberals. How can we have some fun with this? Ain’t gonna happen. We’re TOO STOOPID.


3 posted on 04/27/2014 1:36:25 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sell the tam to whom? Magic Johnson?

I haven’t watched the NBA since probably back in the 70’s.

These people are aliens to me. They might as well be from a different planet.


4 posted on 04/27/2014 1:37:45 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Norm Lenhart

Why this DISTRACTION now ,what’s coming next week ?


5 posted on 04/27/2014 1:38:14 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The black racist mafia strike again —


6 posted on 04/27/2014 1:38:15 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

meanwhile they all shut their mouths to the actions and words of racist/sexist Isaiah Thomas (former Piston/Knicks GM/FIU coach)....


7 posted on 04/27/2014 1:38:38 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: molson209

I don’t think it is a distraction. I think they slipped up. It may LEAD to something like martial law when the ferals riot, but I don’t think this was intentional. they just forgot liberal protocol and hosed it.


8 posted on 04/27/2014 1:39:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So what did this racist Democrat say?


9 posted on 04/27/2014 1:40:53 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What should Magic do for f;kfh’ng Sterling’s girlfriend?


10 posted on 04/27/2014 1:41:07 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He ought to sell the team to some wino on the street
for cleaning his windshield.

How ya like me NOW guys?


11 posted on 04/27/2014 1:41:58 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Doesn’t Johnson have AIDS?

My
Arse
Got
Infected,
Coach

Magic... like that?

Yeah, everyone should take advice from folks that catch AIDS.


12 posted on 04/27/2014 1:42:24 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I remember some kind of scandal concerning AIDS and sleeping around with hundreds of women. No, that wasn’t “Magic” Johnson was it? Surely that should not disqualify him from owning the Dodgers? Sin as much as you want, no problem. But the second amendment? Big problem there.
13 posted on 04/27/2014 1:45:34 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Has Magic met Al Sharpton? What about Jesse Jackson?

Both have been quoted as having said far worse things but he has no issues with them?

14 posted on 04/27/2014 1:46:54 PM PDT by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here the photo of girlfriend with Magic Johnson so innocent he went crazy LOL!

http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/27/donald-sterling-photos-magic-johnson-matt-kemp-v-stiviano-racist-audio/


15 posted on 04/27/2014 1:47:47 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: x1stcav

“I haven’t watched the NBA since probably back in the 70’s.”

My condolences on having missed Micheal Jordan’s run to fame.


16 posted on 04/27/2014 1:48:49 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A negro who used to play basketball till AIDS forced his retirement,
is now presuming to play PC Nazi by denying the Jew his 1st Amendment rights AND confiscating his business in favor of someone more Reich-friendly.

Is that about the size of it ?

17 posted on 04/27/2014 1:50:55 PM PDT by tomkat (3% +1)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That is not your decision ‘Magic’. You probably are hoping to buy the team yourself, hoping a case of white guilt will make the owner sell to you at a big discount ‘for the good of society’. You aren’t fooling anybody ‘Magic’. This is what Thought Police do.


18 posted on 04/27/2014 1:51:23 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

why

if you are not pc enough you can be deprived of property?

I don’t get it


19 posted on 04/27/2014 1:52:35 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: molson209
Why this DISTRACTION now ,what’s coming next week ?

Sterling was suing this girlfriend, and this was a tactic to get revenge on her part. Its just some dirt that went viral, not part of "The Plan."

20 posted on 04/27/2014 1:53:25 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Rebelbase

The comments at the article are off the hook racist.

Guess Oprah was wrong about racism being over once all the old white people die off.

Seems like something has happened over the last 6 years to create a new generation of racists that makes the old ones look like Gandhi by comparison.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 1:54:06 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This whole thing is silly. He is a disgusting individual, but the hyperventilating over this and anything blacks or leftist whites think is white on black racism vs. real deaths and beat downs by blacks vs. whites, asians, and latins is such a huge overreach.

Sterling went on an anger filled rant after finding out his girlfriend was not only sleeping around, but bragging about it. He should have just dumped her instead of shooting off his mouth. It doesn’t excuse what he said, but the free market should deal with the situation. If people are truly more offended by him vs. enjoying the silly game of basketball or making money off him, then they will stop consuming the product he owns. It is a fearful day as the government starts controlling and taking over things based on thought.

Personally, I would never go on a racist rant, nor even think of using the “N” word, because I am a conservative and being a real conservative means not being a nasty pig like democrats.


22 posted on 04/27/2014 1:55:29 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: molson209

Probably nothing. Because there is no black presidential candidate, at least a third of blacks will stay home in November. To ensure blacks vote, they need to keep them agitated until then.

You’ll notice, I am recalling correctly, the Zimmerman case hit the headlines at around the same time.


23 posted on 04/27/2014 1:56:00 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Magic says he will never go to a clippers game as long as sterling owns the team?? But that’s what the old racist WANTED. If I were magic I’d buy up a zillion seats and fill them all with African Americans, and be myself in the front row.


24 posted on 04/27/2014 1:57:06 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Rome2000

Obama and his using race to cover his leftist ant-American agenda has set race relations back 50 years.


25 posted on 04/27/2014 1:57:55 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Jonty30

That is a great point.

The left is pushing and herding their base. It is a horrible and evil thing for them to do, but that is what they are.


26 posted on 04/27/2014 1:59:33 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Doesn’t Magic have any Pro Obamacare ads to shove down our throats during NBA games


27 posted on 04/27/2014 1:59:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: x1stcav

Hammer, meet nail...Magic has made a lot of money in business since his playing days ended, and he would love to acquire a team in the nation’s #2 media market—for a fire-sale price.

There has been talk of players boycotting their next game because of Sterling’s remarks. Wouldn’t surprise me a bit to learn that representatives of Mr. Johnson are urging some sort of “labor action.” Meanwhile, the NBA has a new commissioner who has been on the job less than two months, and is facing a literal trial-by-fire. He will be under tremendous pressure to “do something” (i.e., force Sterling out of the league) before the civil rights police descend on the NBA.

By various estimates, the Clippers are worth $500-$700 million. In a forced-sale scenario, the league could take control of the team, then sell it to a minority owner, at a greatly reduced price. Under those conditions, Earvin “Magic” Johnson would become the odds-on favorite to take control of the team.

Sterling has been a terrible owner, but there is the little issue of taking someone’s rightful property because of racist speech. Of course, the matter of private property has never stopped the P.C. police before, and it won’t this time, either.


28 posted on 04/27/2014 2:00:16 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If we could hear all magic's conversations do you suppose there would be a compromising comment about whites? If so, does he get a pass because he is black?

Sign me sick and tired of the speech and thought police.

vaudine

29 posted on 04/27/2014 2:00:22 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: FreeAtlanta

Were I single I could find a better looking girlfriend/mistress on A Foreign Affair or even Plenty of Fish in ten minutes and I'm no billionaire. What gives?

30 posted on 04/27/2014 2:00:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: SevenofNine

Seems to me maybe Magic and that girlfriend of Sterling might be getting it on..Sterling seemed to be most upset about them both being together, nothing would surprise me at this point


31 posted on 04/27/2014 2:01:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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32 posted on 04/27/2014 2:01:31 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Rebelbase

Michael Jordan’s “run” is what turned me off.
I haven’t watched NBA since they turned it into a script in the mid-90s.


33 posted on 04/27/2014 2:01:40 PM PDT by Tigercap
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yes, but she has a penis.

So there's that.

34 posted on 04/27/2014 2:01:54 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

Huh? She’s a he/she? Seriously?


35 posted on 04/27/2014 2:02:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She’s a he/she? Seriously?

And the colored girls go, "doo do doo do dooo doo do do do doo do doo do dooo do do do doooooooooo."

36 posted on 04/27/2014 2:04:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

... LOL .... I guess the racist Democrat Donald Sterling had ‘em all fooled pretty good if he was going to receive an NAACP award.


37 posted on 04/27/2014 2:04:13 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Rebelbase

‘My condolences on having missed Micheal Jordan’s run to fame.’

Yeah, my life is diminished somehow.

Guess I’ll have to deal with in my grave.


38 posted on 04/27/2014 2:05:45 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Are all these black whiners concerned about only about ‘racism’ from whites? When they start eschewing ‘racism’ from blacks then maybe there is something to talk about otherwise all they are doing is flapping their lips.


39 posted on 04/27/2014 2:06:39 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: x1stcav; Rebelbase

I stopped watching after the Dominic, Byrd era.


40 posted on 04/27/2014 2:07:12 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Magic Johnson Should apologize for Obamacare.

http://www.thirdage.com/news/magic-johnson-backing-barbara-boxer-us-senate_8-11-2010

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/16/white-house-taps-magic-and-mourning-to-promote-obamacare/


41 posted on 04/27/2014 2:10:05 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Who know with all LA media reacting it very confusing LOL!


42 posted on 04/27/2014 2:11:09 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Norm Lenhart

WHO secretly taped him, then released the tape???


43 posted on 04/27/2014 2:11:15 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: SevenofNine

LA media has nothing else to do, its either this or report on the non-stop black on black crime that happens here 24 hours a day


44 posted on 04/27/2014 2:12:55 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ExNewsExSpook

It’s all a game.

It, the game, no longer has interest for us out here in fly-over country.

These people are aliens. They have no relationship to the rest of of us.

Entertainers, sports stars, politicians, celebrities, attorneys, government employees, et al.

They’re different. They’re not of us.


45 posted on 04/27/2014 2:12:57 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This had to be a plan....It’s just going toooo smoothly.


46 posted on 04/27/2014 2:14:01 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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47 posted on 04/27/2014 2:15:32 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: 2harddrive

Doesn’t matter now. It’s the seriousness of the charge ;) Isn’t that what libs say? Well it bit them good. Illegal tape or not, it’s out there and he is a DEMOCRAT,


48 posted on 04/27/2014 2:15:48 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Huh? She’s a he/she? Seriously?

You didn't know?

49 posted on 04/27/2014 2:16:00 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe they can return to Buffalo.


50 posted on 04/27/2014 2:16:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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