Golden State Warriors
Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
The hush-hush firing of Golden State Warriors assistant coach Darren Erman earlier this month appears to have come after he was caught recording a number of private conversations.
Can the Los Angeles Clippers put aside the controversy swirling around the team’s owner when they face the Warriors in Game Five of their playoff series in L.A. Tuesday night?
Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
It is laughable to watch pundits far and wide demand action right now against the buffoon who’s owned the Los Angeles Clippers since 1981. He’s been an embarrassment pretty much since Day One. It doesn’t take much digging to find the long record of allegations against Sterling–or the things he’s said and done on the record.
Clippers players made a silent protest during their pre-game routine at Oracle Arena.
President Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers are “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront.
The NBA is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man purported to be Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling makes racist remarks while speaking to his girlfriend.
The most audience-encompassing name in American professional sports could potentially disappear forever once the Golden State Warriors cross the San Francisco Bay for the 2018-2019 season.
Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.