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COULD NBA DROP THE TERM 'OWNER' FROM ITS TEAMS?

SOME THINK IT IS INSENSITIVE

Gregg Henson
June 04, 2019 - 3:37 pm

The National Basketball Association is dominated by African American players and predominantly controlled by white, male owners. Now, some NBA franchises have considered dropping the term "owner" from their day-to-day vernacular, calling it "insensitive."

TMZ reported Monday that multiple teams could join the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers in softening the tone of the person's title who controls the business franchise.

"We're told the conversations essentially center around the idea that the term, owner — in a league where the majority of the players are black — feels racially insensitive," the TMZ reportstated.

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