The LA Clippers completely dissed team owner Donald Sterling during their NBA play-off game warm-ups on April 27. In an act of team unity and show of disgust for the racist remarks made by Donald on April 26, the players wore their warm-up jerseys inside out and threw them into a pile on the court. Click above to watch the video.
The LA Clippers made a strong statement, against owner Donald Sterling, before the start of their NBA play-off game on April 27. As an act of team unity the players wore their team warmup jerseys inside out in order to cover up the Clippers logo. The players later stripped them off and threw them to the ground in a pile at mid-court.
LA Clippers Diss Donald Sterling At Start Of NBA Play-Off Game — Video
The act, which was a team response towards the racist remarks made by team owner Donald Sterling, had fans cheering.
In fact, fans in the stands even got in on the demonstration.
— Jeremy Gordon (@JeremySF) April 27, 2014
— Wade Davis II (@Wade_Davis28) April 27, 2014
Donald Sterling isn't just a racist in private, folks. The smoking gun was here all along. http://t.co/Z9f5kLoEbJ
— Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray) April 27, 2014
HollywoodLife.com was able to get EXCLUSIVE details about the team’s reaction immediately after the tape, containing Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, was released.
“They had a meeting the day of the tape coming out and thought of a handful of things to do including not playing at all. This was something that they thought to do out of solidarity,” the LA Clippers insider revealed to us.
HollywoodLifers, let us know what you thought about this big diss to Donald by the LA Clippers. Let us know what’s on your mind.
— Bryant Perkins