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Embattled NBA Owner Makes $4B Deal
NBA Owner
Makes $4B Deal

Embattled NBA Owner Makes $4B Deal

Mortgage exec and former Michigan State player agrees to buy Phoenix Suns, Mercury

(Newser) - Mortgage executive Mat Ishbia has agreed in principle to buy a majority stake of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury from the embattled owner Robert Sarver for $4 billion, the sides announced Tuesday. The sale is expected to take several weeks to complete, the AP reports. Ishbia—who is chairman,...

Sarver to Sell Teams, Blames 'Unforgiving Environment'

He has started process of selling Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

(Newser) - Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury owner Robert Sarver will soon be known as "former owner." Sarver on Wednesday announced that he was starting the process of selling both teams in the wake of what CNBC calls the NBA's "damning" report on bullying and racist and misogynistic...

NBA Hands Big Penalty to Owner After Investigation

Robert Sarver of Phoenix Suns accused of racist, misogynistic behavior

(Newser) - The NBA has suspended Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury owner Robert Sarver for one year and fined him $10 million after an investigation found that he had engaged in what the league called "workplace misconduct and organizational deficiencies," per the AP . The findings of the league's report...

Suns Officials, Owner Deny Accusations in Upcoming Story

NBA insider says a report is coming out alleging racism and sexism

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns have released a statement denying a story that hasn’t even been published yet. A tweet on the team’s official account reads, “We understand that an outlet is considering publishing a proposed story that makes completely baseless claims against the Suns organization concerning a variety...

Phoenix to Wear 'Los Suns' Jerseys to Protest Law

Arizona's NBA team doesn't like immigration changes

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns will take a unique stand against Arizona's immigration law tomorrow. In their playoff game, players will wear jerseys that say "Los Suns," reports the Arizona Republic . It's a show of support for the Latino community and a knock against what owner Robert Sarver calls a...

D'Antoni Accepts Knicks Coaching Offer

Former Suns boss will take over for fired Isiah Thomas

(Newser) - Mike D'Antoni has agreed to coach the New York Knicks, bringing his entertaining offensive style from the Phoenix Suns to a team coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history. The Knicks released a statement last night saying they had agreed in principle with D'Antoni and that a...

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