Saturday, June 4, 2016

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver statement on the passing of Muhammad Ali

— NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Muhammad Ali:
"Muhammad Ali transcended sports with his out sized personality and dedication to civil rights and social justice. He was an inspirational presence at several major NBA events and was deeply admired by so many throughout the league. While we are deeply saddened by his loss, Muhammad Ali's legacy lives on in every athlete who takes a stand for what he or she believes."