Kevin Johnson, former NBA player and the mayor of Sacramento, is assisting Clippers players in handling the fallout from recent racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling. Johnson joined “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin to discuss what’s next for the players and what result they want in the matter.
Listen to Johnson’s conversation with Martin and why he says players aren’t boycotting their games but are demanding action.
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