NBA Teams Are Moving Away from the Term “Owner”
June 4, 2019 9:22AM EDT
The term “owner” is widely used across sports as a label for the executives that hold a majority stake in a franchise, but you may stop hearing it used in the NBA.
According to TMZ Sports, several teams around the league are at least considering moving away from the term due to implicit racial insensitivity. That news follows Warriors star Draymond Green expressing issue with the “owner” label on multiple occasions in the past.