#Bannedforlife Became the Top Trending Term on Twitter After Adam Silver Announced Donald Sterling's Punishment

Tuesday April 29th, 2014

Following Adam Silver's announcement that Clippers owner Donald Sterling would be banned from the NBA for life as a result of alleged comments he made about African Americans, the Twittersphere was swift to react via the hashtag #bannedforlife -- which quickly became the top trending term on the site. Here's a roundup of some of the more notable tweets sent with said hashtag:

https://twitter.com/ReggieMillerTNT/status/461213019653955584




https://twitter.com/abesauer/status/461211641506324480


https://twitter.com/Stacey21King/status/461213714285199360


https://twitter.com/Ruleyork/status/461211325373624320


https://twitter.com/ClementMarfo/status/461216722717245440


https://twitter.com/marionbarryjr/status/461212916256366593




https://twitter.com/ACAPNY/status/461218929117917185







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