The suit alleged NBA Commissioner David Stern was present when Sterling allegedly said of Manning, "I'm offering a lot of money for a poor black kid." That tone was echoed in another alleged incident in which Baylor claimed Sterling told him that "he [Sterling] wanted the Clippers team to be composed of 'poor black boys from the South' and a white head coach."
Baylor also maintains his efforts went unrewarded when the Clippers made a postseason run in 2006.
The Clippers general counsel Platt, disputed that, saying Baylor asked for a playoff share in 2006 and "we gave it to him."
The suit alleges "the Caucasian head coach was given a four-year, $22-million contract," but Baylor's salary "has been frozen at a comparatively paltry $350,000 since 2003."...
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