WATCH: Trailer For “Blackballed” Documentary About 2014 LA Clippers Scandal

Quibi has released the trailer for Blackballed, a powerful documentary series that examines race in America through the lens of one of the most explosive events in recent sports history – the Donald Sterling expulsion. 

https://youtu.be/u2thAcrvmts

Now, for the first time, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, DeAndre Jordan, Adam Silver and JJ Redick, along with some of the biggest names from the worlds of sports, politics, business and media, explain how they asserted their power, leading to the most definitive and unprecedented punishment in sports history. 

BLACKBALLED highlights the five days during the 2014 NBA playoffs, when the LA Clippers led an unprecedented movement of athletes to hold racism accountable.

BLACKBALLED is directed by Michael Jacobs and executive produced by Chris Gary and Ryan Simon, Sam Widdoes and Peter Cambor for District 33, Will Packer and Kelly Smith for Will Packer Media, and James Widdoes.

Premieres on May 18 only on Quibi.

JR Gamble joined The Shadow League in 2012. The General Manager of Content & Social Media is in his 25th year of covering sports and culture professionally. He has covered a wide variety of major sports and entertainment topics across different mediums, including radio, newspapers, magazines and national TV. His passion is baseball, the culturing of baseball and preserving and documenting the historically-impactful accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans in baseball.