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Suns Owner Sarver Set to Sell Teams Amid Harassment Scandal (3)

Sept. 22, 2022, 1:53 AM

Robert Sarver, owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, said he’s starting to seek buyers for the NBA and WNBA franchises amid mounting pressure to step down after an investigation found he used racist slurs and harassed female employees.

Robert Sarver
Photographer: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Sarver said in a statement that he had planned to make amends during his one-year suspension, but that “the current unforgiving climate” made that impossible.

“Whatever good I have done, or could still do, is outweighed by things I have said in the past,” he said Wednesday. “I want what’s best for these two organizations, the players, the employees, ...