Lakers’ Jeannie Buss Name Change controversy
Los Angeles Lakers proprietor Jeannie Buss added her voice to the debate encompassing the requires the Washington Redskins to change its group name over racial implications.
Buss tweeted Thursday that the historical backdrop of the Redskins is progressively about what the players intended to the fans and that changing the name wouldn’t influence the inheritance of the establishment over the long haul.
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“The contention I’ve heard is ‘in the event that we change the group name we lose our history.’ My answer: it’s HUMAN BEINGS who made the recollections and dominated the matches, NOT a LOGO. An adjustment in name won’t change what Art Monk, Dexter Manley, Darrell Green, Doug Williams, and so forth intends to the fans,” she composed.
While it might give the idea that Buss has no genuine association with the Redskins, Yahoo Sports revealed something else — Buss’ dad, Dr. Jerry Buss, bought the Lakers from previous Redskins proprietor Jack Kent Cooke.
She is the main group proprietor outside of the NFL world to remark on Washington’s most recent discussion.
On Thursday, FedEx approached the association to change its name. FedEx has naming rights to the Redskins’ arena and its CEO Fred Smith is a minority proprietor.
Group proprietor Daniel Snyder has reliably opposed a name change yet the tide may be evolving.