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Raptors president Masai Ujiri criticizes President Donald Trump over reported remark

6:27 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language that may be offensive for some readers. TORONTO — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States and becoming one of the most unique front-office success stories in professional sports history, responded strongly to President […]

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NBPA executive director Michele Roberts criticizes New York Knicks president Phil Jackson over comments on Carmelo Anthony

Michele Roberts, the National Basketball Players Association executive director, criticized Phil Jackson over comments the New York Knicks president made about Carmelo Anthony. “We voiced with the Commissioner today our view on the inappropriate comments by Knicks President Phil Jackson,” Roberts said in a statement. “If players under contract cannot, under threat of league discipline, […]