The controversy over the Los Angeles Clippers owner’s racist rant continued throughout social media Sunday, as the team fell to the Golden State Warriors in game four of the NBA playoffs, but not without comedy and drama unfolding before the start of the game.
This photo was so popular across Twitter, it also appeared on mainstream media:
— Jeremy Gordon (@JeremySF) April 27, 2014
Fans responded resoundingly, tweeting:
— John Breech (@johnbreech) April 27, 2014
As for the drama, the Clippers took to the court by shedding their logo-clad jackets and wore their uniform shirts inside out in protest of the controversy:
The LA Clippers took off their warmup jackets when they took the floor in protest of Donald Sterling’s racial remarks pic.twitter.com/tNpOD5ORLP
— Hidden Secrets (@HiddnSecrets) April 27, 2014
LA Clippers players wore their jerseys inside out to hide team’s logo (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) pic.twitter.com/zpOmgQtyks
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) April 27, 2014
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) April 27, 2014
The NBA has said it is investigating Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the situation fairly, and will do so as quickly as possible, but are not prepared to discuss sanctions yet, according to Sporting News.
In the meantime, this fan may have a suggestion:
— Yes, Nick Searcy! (@yesnicksearcy) April 27, 2014
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