“The NBA remains the best among its professional sports peers when it comes diversity hiring. According to the report released Thursday by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the NBA received an A-plus for the second year in a row for racial hiring and dropped to a B in gendering hiring practices. The league’s overall grade of A was its eighth in row as the NBA scored higher than other professional sports league in all three categories. Reports are also issued on the NFL, MLB, MLS, WNBA and college sports.”