Obama denounces 'ignorant' alleged racism by NBA owner
Published on Apr 27, 2014 3:42 PM
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - US President Barack Obama interrupted his diplomatic initiative in Asia on Sunday to condemn "ignorant" and "incredibly offensive" racist remarks allegedly made by the owner of the NBA Los Angeles Clippers.
Mr Obama took aim at the reported comments by Clippers owner Donald Sterling and said he was confident the National Basketball Association would address the controversy.
The US President, speaking in Malaysia, said the statements were "incredibly offensive" and "racist".
"I don't think I have to interpret those statements for you. They kind of speak for themselves," said Mr Obama.
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