Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Clippers stage silent protest to owner

1 year ago April 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Sunday, April 27 2014 Sunday, April 27, 2014 5:31:42 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Los Angeles Clippers are choosing not to speak publicly about owner Donald Sterling and his purported recorded comments urging a woman to not bring black people to his team's games.

Instead, the team let their uniforms become a show of solidarity.

They ran out of the tunnel for Game 4 of their first-round playoff at Golden State on Sunday wearing warmups. Then went through their pregame routine with their red Clippers' shirts inside out to hide the team's logo.

Meanwhile, the players union, still without an executive director since firing Billy Hunter in February 2013, has asked former NBA All-Star and current Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to take a leading role on the players' behalf to address the Sterling matter.

Johnson says there will be no league-wide protest by players or any kind of boycott because there's enough attention on the issue already and that players "trust" that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver "will do the right thing."

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days