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Suns’ Chris Paul releases statement on Sarver, ‘sanctions fell short’

CrisPaul he knew the questions were coming: Suns media day is Sept. 26 and he was going to be asked multiple times about actions and consequences One-year suspension of team owner Robert Sarver for racist and misogynistic behavior, in addition to creating a hostile work environment.

So Paul came forward and released a statement on Twitter.

CP3’s comments echo those of Lebron James, who made his statement on Wednesday night.

Tamika Tremaglio, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, also issued a statement with the same sentiment.

All these statements came hours after NBA commissioner Adam Silver tried to defend his decision for his fine and one-year suspension from Sarver.

“Let me reiterate, the conduct is indefensible,” Silver said at a news conference. “But I think we treated him fairly considering the totality of the circumstances, not just those particular allegations, but the 18 years that Mr. Sarver has owned the Suns and (WNBA Phoenix) Mercury. ”

Silver’s one-year suspension probably worked well with other NBA owners, the people Silver works for, as many of them live in glass houses who don’t want to start throwing stones.

However, he hasn’t played well outside of that room, with a lot of people in the league. and in the offices of the Suns – saying Sarver got away with it. Now influential players are denouncing the league. If this momentum continues to build, it could force Silver to reconsider a one-year ban.

Here’s more on the Suns

LeBron Says NBA “Definitely Got It Wrong” With Sarver; Adam… Report: Some Suns employees frustrated with ‘just a slap on the wrist’… The NBA is taking it too easy with Sarver, it shouldn’t stop this from happening…

Suns’ Chris Paul releases statement on Sarver, ‘sanctions fell short’ originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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