Posted on June 9, 2010

NBA Leads Way in Diversity Among Men’s Pro Sports

Antonio Gonzalez, Google News, June 9, 2010


The NBA was again the only men’s professional sports league to receive a combined “A” for race and gender in the annual report released Wednesday by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.

The league had slight decreases for blacks in front-office {snip}.

The study shows 77 percent of the NBA players were black, 18 percent white, 3 percent Latino, 1 percent Asian and 1 percent “other.” International players stayed steady at 18 percent.