Tag Archives: NBA

BET Co-Founder Bob Johnson Urges Black Lives Matter to Form Political Party

In the following open letter from last week, multi-millionaire Bob Johnson, the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and former majority owner of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats (now Charlotte Hornets), encourages the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to form a political party. Earlier this month, Johnson called for $14.7 trillion in reparations for Black people. Read more ...

Mark Cuban Considering Independent Presidential Run

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, billionaire Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, said he would not rule out running for president as an Independent in the 2020 election.

Discussion of a potential campaign starts at the 8:50 mark:

CHRIS WALLACE: Finally, you talked back in 2019 about running for president before you finally decided not to do so.

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Ralph Nader takes on the NBA

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader saw the “injustice” of Game 6 of the 2002 NBA Western Conference Finals between the Kings and the Lakers, and asked to speak with NBA Commissioner David Stern about it. Stern, a huge contributor to the Democratic Party, refused to speak with Nader. Now, allegations are coming out that the NBA manipulates the outcome of games in order to produced financially favorable results.… Read more ...