NBA statement on ESPN report regarding Robert Sarver and Phoenix Suns organization

NEW YORK – NBA Executive Vice President, Communications Mike Bass issued the following statement today on behalf of the NBA and WNBA regarding ESPN’s report about Robert Sarver and the Phoenix Suns organization:

“The allegations contained in today’s ESPN article are extremely serious, and we have directed the Wachtell Lipton law firm to commence a comprehensive investigation.  The NBA and WNBA remain committed to providing a respectful and inclusive workplace for all employees.  Once the investigation is completed, its findings will provide the basis for any league action.”