Ex-Wrestling Promoter Plans All-White Basketball League
AABA open only to 'natural born citizens'
By Kevin Spak, Newser User | Suggested by Thinker
Posted Jan 20, 2010 1:10 PM CST
Hey, white guys can play in the NBA!   (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

(Newser) – An Atlanta-area sports promoter has announced plans for—brace yourself—a whites-only pro basketball league. Dubbed the “All-American Basketball Alliance,” the league would only be open to “natural born United States citizens with both parents of Caucasian race.” The commissioner, former pro-wrestling promoter Don “Moose” Lewis, says the league will tip off in June, with teams in 12 Southern cities. Lewis insists he’s not racist; he just doesn’t like the “street-ball” that “people of color” play.

“There’s nothing hatred about what we’re doing,” he tells the Augusta Chronicle. “Here’s a league for white players to play fundamental basketball, which they like.” He cited NBA incidents like Gilbert Arenas’ gun snafu as a reason fans would flock to the AABA. NBC confirms that this isn’t a prank, though it’s unclear whether Lewis has any actual teams signed up yet. Did we mention he announced this right before Martin Luther King Day?

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caliguyba
Jul 3, 2010 6:16 AM CDT
Has there ever been a team as fundamentally sound as the all-black Boston Celtics?
Kenja
Feb 7, 2010 10:48 AM CST
Way to show how racist you are Lecter
Riffran
Jan 22, 2010 6:50 AM CST
There is a reason that the NBA is predominately black, ..genetics.....They have the best talent for that particular type of activity, tall slim and very fast, with good overall lean muscle mass...the same goes for the Keynans with regards to running....nothing rascist meant by it, white people are better at things like swimming, all due to genetic predisposition, with some cultural influence also. Gymnastics is also a area that is dominated by certain racial genotypes......but this guy wanting an "All white team"....good grief what a tool....good luck buddy...you will need it