The Ball Lands in the Team Owner’s Court

New York Times SPORTS Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Ball Lands in the Team Owner’s Court

LEAGUE REACTION

On Facebook and Twitter, N.B.A. players, coaches and executives heaped praise on Adam Silver, the league’s new commissioner by his decision to bar the Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, for making racist remarks in an audio recording that became public.

Of course, the idiom here is the title, a tennis idiom.  When the ball is in your court, it’s up to you to do something with it.

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