Upon learning of the remarks Wednesday, NBA Commissioner David Stern immediately removed Hardaway from any subsequent league-related appearances and commented on the entire matter.
“It is inappropriate for him to be representing us given the disparity between his views and ours,” Stern said in a statement to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Personally, I think it’s nice to live in a world where a person faces consequences for being an idiot. You can be bigoted all you want but don’t expect corporate America to follow you into the abyss. I mean these guys run the WNBA. Recognize.