Robert Sarver Facing Accusations

Speculation has been running rampant since earlier this afternoon when NBA reporter Jordan Schultz tweeted out a cryptic message alleging that Phoenix Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver would soon be the subject of an ESPN report detailing accusations of racism and sexism within the Suns organization.

The explosive tweet also includes the NBA's potential reaction to the forthcoming story by hinting at a possible ownership change for the defending Western Conference champions.

While no concrete reports or accusations have been publicly released, the Phoenix Suns quickly responded by offering their own blanket denial, while offering quotes of support and/or denials from Sarver, General Manager James Jones and Suns CEO Jason Rowley.

As of the publishing of this blog post, ESPN has not offered any additional details or offered any comments from any of their NBA reporters.

Sarver has been the majority owner/managing partner of the Phoenix Suns since purchasing the franchise in 2004 for a then NBA record $401 million. In 2021, Forbes estimated the value of the Suns franchise at $1.7 billion.

The Phoenix Suns continue their season tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers after starting their season with a double digit home loss in front of a non-sellout crowd at the Footprint Center.

As this story unfolds, we will have more coverage on Fox Sports 910 and here on

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