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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver advised Yahoo Sports actions’ Vincent Goodwill that the league’s investigation into Phoenix Suns governor Robert Sarver following allegations of fostering a toxic culture is “getting discontinuance to the end.”
Sarver is accused of racism and misogyny at some stage in his 17-twelve months tenure because the Suns’ governor, per a Nov. 4 record from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, which read partly:
“Interviews with more than 70 dilapidated and original Suns staff at some stage in Sarver’s 17-twelve months tenure whisper a toxic and once in a whereas antagonistic place of job below Sarver. Some advised ESPN that he has historic racially insensitive language repeatedly within the place of enterprise. Staff recounted behavior they felt changed into once wicked and misogynistic.”
Later that day, NBA Govt Vice President of Communications Mike Bass launched an announcement asserting that the Wachtell Lipton legislation agency could be conducting an investigation and that the findings would “provide the root for any league action.”
Sarver has denied the allegations, calling them “fully baseless.”
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The 60-twelve months-extinct Sarver purchased the Suns in 2004 for $401 million. He furthermore owns the Phoenix Mercury and RCD Mallorca of La Liga.