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DANNY FERRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Spur Kevin Willis says Danny Ferry’s comments were a ‘mistake’

First, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan came to the defense of Hawks’ (and former Spur) Danny Ferry’s alleged racist comments towards Luol Deng and now another former teammate of Ferry in San Antonio – Kevin Willis – is also coming to Danny’s aid. Willis, who won a title with Ferry in 2003 with San Antonio, […]
Via Project Spurs
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan says Danny Ferry is not a racist, talks his future

In an interview with San Antonio sports radio ESPN 1250... wait, first off, it's news that Tim Duncan willingly spoke with sports radio in San Antonio. He commented on the Danny Ferry controversy, and said that he doesn't think Ferry "is a racist in any way." Ferry spent several years with the Spurs as both a player and a member of management. He was an assistant...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Danny Ferry ‘Deserves Second Chance’ After Apologizing

Danny Ferry isn’t too popular in the court of public opinion these days, but he managed to mend fences with a prominent member of the NBA’s African-American community Tuesday. The Atlanta Hawks’ general manager, who currently is on an indefinite leave of absence after audio was released of him making racist remarks about Luol Deng, sat down with Magic Johnson and apologized...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson forgives Danny Ferry for racial remarks

Danny Ferry has begun the next leg of his apology tour, starting with Magic Johnson. Ferry and Johnson met on Tuesday after Ferry called Magic to schedule a face-to-face talk. The reason Ferry felt it particulary important to speak with Magic is because Magic came out on twitter saying that Ferry should step down after the statements he made about Luol Deng surfaced. Apparently the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

The Atlanta Hawks announced Friday that general manager Danny Ferry will be taking an indefinite leave of absence after audio surfaced of the GM reading racist remarks about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng from a scouting report in June. Ferry released a statement expressing his apology to Deng and to anyone else he offended. “Luol is a good man who I have known for many years, and...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio of Hawks’ Danny Ferry’s alleged racist remarks emerge

Well this did not take long. By now everyone knows what is going on with the Hawks. Instead of dealing with a new season, they are dealing with allegations of racism among the team owner and general manager Danny Ferry. And now you can hear exactly what Ferry said (allegedly) in the audio below. Of course Ferry has denied that he was making those comments on his own accord and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio released of Ferry's controversial Deng comments

Danny Ferry’s explanation that he was merely reading from a scouting report when he made racist comments about Luol Deng seems less believable now that the audio has been released. On Thursday the Atlanta Journal-Constitution posted audio from the conference call Ferry had with several Atlanta Hawks owners on June 6 to discuss free agents. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver doesn't think Danny Ferry should be fired

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the Atlanta Hawks and Danny Ferry. That includes league commissioner, Adam Silver. While in Spain for the FIBA World Cup, Silver was asked his thoughts, by USA Today, about the whole situation and […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Danny Ferry ‘Sounds Like (Donald) Sterling’ To Hawks Minority Owner

Michael Gearon is largely responsible for the major impending shakeup atop the Atlanta Hawks’ power structure, but “Gearon is no whistle-blowing hero for racial justice,” according to a new report. A transcript of the conference call on which Hawks general manager Danny Ferry made racist comments about Luol Deng shows the complicated politics within the organization. In the...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deng scouting report triggered Hawks investigation

It was a background report on Luol Deng that reportedly set the investigation of Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson into motion, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Hawks were among the teams that pursued Deng in free agency this offseason, and although he ultimately signed with the Miami Heat, it was a meeting about the small forward which ultimately led to Levenson...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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