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*(Via ESPN/LA) – The Los Angeles Clippers played staged a silent protest against owner Donald Sterling before Sunday’s game, while coach Doc Rivers said he isn’t sure what he would have to hear from Sterling to make him want to return next season.

“Don’t know yet,” Rivers said when asked if there were things he needed to hear from Sterling after an audio tape surfaced of Sterling purportedly making racist remarks to his girlfriend V. Stiviano. “I’m just going to leave it at that.”

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The Clippers gathered at center court before Game 4 of their first-round series against the Golden State Warriors and took off their Clippers’ warm-up shirts and left them there. They then warmed up wearing inside-out red shooting shirts that did not display the Clippers’ name or logo. During the game, players wore black arm or wrist bands and black socks.

The Clippers lost to the Warriors 118 – 97

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