Los Angeles Clippers Lose Major Sponsors Due to Sterling Fallout
Sprint, Mercedes-Benz and Kia are among the many sponsors bowing out on the NBA team
The fallout from the controversial leakage of the phone call laced with racist views and attitudes from Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, has reached the level of corporate sponsorships.
According to Jobs & Hire, the NBA team has lost all its sponsorships after the conversation between the owner and his ‘girlfriend’ was posted on TMZ.com.
Here is a list, in alphabetical order, of the corporate sponsors who have pulled out:
4. Chumash Casino and Resorts
5. Kia Motors America (Will continue its relationship with Clipper player, Blake Griffin)
7. Lumber Liquidators
10. State Farm (Will continue to work with Clipper player, Chris Paul)
11. Virgin America
12. Yokohama Tire