In a report by TMZ, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who is married, allegedly told his mistress V. Stiviano “Don’t bring black people to my games”. The nine plus minute audiotaping also displays Sterling’s dislike of Magic Johnson as well.
In response to their boss’ supposed comments, the Clippers players wore their warm up gear inside out to show their dislike of playing for him. Only two players on the Clippers roster are not of Africa American decent. The NBA says that it is investigating the tape to see if it truly is Sterling speaking. If it is, Sterling will be facing unknown sanctions from the league.
In the weekend playoff news, the Indiana Pacers held off the Atlanta Hawks to tie the series at 2 games apiece. The Oklahoma City Thunder also tied their series 2-2 with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Heat took a command of the series leading the series 3 games to none. The Dallas Mavericks’ Vince Carter hit a buzzer beating 3-pointer to take a 2-1 series lead over the San Antonio Spurs. The Thunder.
The Toronto Raptors knotted up the series at 2-2 with the Brooklyn Nets. The Golden State Warriors did the same thing against the Los Angeles Clippers as well. The Chicago bulls went down 3-1 against the Washington Wizards. The Portland Trail Blazers took a 3-1 lead over the Houston Rockets.