Saturday, June 12, 2010

NBA Gets Good Marks on Diversity

To view the entire report card for the NBA on race and gender, Please click here


Highlights from the Report (released by the press representative for the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport):


· In the NBA, 82 percent of the players were people of color, remaining constant from last year’s totals. This ties the highest percentage of players of color since the 1994-95 season. The percentage of African-American players also remained constant from last year’s report at 77 percent. The percentage of Latinos and Asians remained constant, at three and one percent respectively. The percentage of international players stayed steady as well at 18 percent.

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