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In this Dec. 20, 1969, file photo, former Milwaukee Bucks center Wayne Embry, was honored for his leadership contributions to the Bucks first year, looks over trophy made from his basketball shoe as the Boston Celtics played the Bucks in Milwaukee. Embry fought racism for decades, by refusing to let it defeat him. Drafted into the NBA in 1958, when quotas limited the number of black players, he was the only African-American on the Cincinnati Royals, and later became the NBA's first black general manager.  He thinks that the NBA's punishment of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is appropriate, and sends a powerful statement:
The Associated Press
2014-04-30

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 1969, file photo, former Milwaukee Bucks center Wayne Embry, was honored for his leadership contributions to the Bucks first year, looks over trophy made from his basketball shoe as the Boston Celtics played the Bucks in Milwaukee. Embry fought racism for decades, by refusing to let it defeat him. Drafted into the NBA in 1958, when quotas limited the number of black players, he was the only African-American on the Cincinnati Royals, and later became the NBA's first black general manager. He thinks that the NBA's punishment of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is appropriate, and sends a powerful statement: "Such ignorance cannot and will not be tolerated." (AP Photo/File)

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