In Donald Sterling scandal and beyond, NBA players stood together for change in 2014

Eric Koreen

It was only five years of NBA irrelevance but it felt like a lot longer for the Toronto Raptors and their fans. They had last made the playoffs in 2008, an unmemorable, uninspiring five-game loss to Dwight Howard’s Orlando Magic, and had since toggled between intentional putridity and unintentional sub-mediocrity. Their surprise run to an Atlantic Division title and a first-round series against Brooklyn should have been the complete focus. Continue reading “In Donald Sterling scandal and beyond, NBA players stood together for change in 2014”