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Players' union releases statement about Clippers owner Donald Sterling
Players' union releases statement about Clippers owner Donald Sterling

OAKLAND -- Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul declined to comment Saturday on a recording in which Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly is heard making racist comments about African Americans. But Paul, who is president of the NBA players’ union, released a statement. “On behalf of the National Players Association, this is a very serious issue which we will address aggressively,” Paul said in the statement. “We have asked [Sacramento] Mayor Kevin Johnson to extend his responsibilities with the NBPA to determine our response and our next steps. Related: Read the Clippers' statement on the remarks “As players, we owe it to our teams and our fans to keep our focus on our game,...

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