Euroleague Basketball statement regarding social media messages

Will Clyburn (photo: M. Serbin,
After the social media messages published and directed at CSKA Moscow player Will Clyburn, Euroleague Basketball would like to state:

- Euroleague Basketball and all participating clubs condemn all disrespectful or threatening comments towards any member of the basketball family or individual.

- The aforementioned messages do not represent Euroleague Basketball, clubs or fans.

- Euroleague Basketball and its participating clubs consider our sport to be a unique vehicle for gathering together all fans under the same passion. Therefore, we always promote positive and respectful conversation in all different environments.

- Euroleague Basketball applies a zero-tolerance policy towards this kind of behaviour and has already reported this case to the different social media platforms.

- The person or persons responsible for the comments cited will be prohibited from access to any Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup games. Euroleague Basketball will support Will Clyburn and his family in any further action he may consider taking.