Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver's punishment bashed by NBA community: 'Should be ashamed'

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic

On Tuesday, the NBA announced that Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was being suspended for a year and fined $10 million dollars.

The league released a statement, saying that an investigation into Sarver found that he "engaged in conduct that clearly violated common workplace standard, as reflected in team and League rules and policies. This conduct included the use of racially insensitive language; unequal treatment of female employees; sex-related statements and conduct; and harsh treatment of employees that on occasion constituted bullying."

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The statement by the NBA, and the punishment for Sarver, did not go over well with many slamming what they felt was a light punishment for the Suns owner.

They sounded off on social media.

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