Clippers Stage Silent Protest During Warmups For Warriors Game Today

  • Rick Chandler

Many folks seem to have an opinion on what the Clippers should do in response to the alleged racist comments by their owner, Donald Sterling — but such chatter by outsiders is pointless and actually kind of insulting. Blake Griffin & Co. are grown men who know their own minds, and they realize what’s at stake better than anyone. So they should be left alone to deal with this as they see fit. For now, at least, it’s this:

During warmups for Game 4 of their playoff series at Oakland today, the team removed their shooting shirts and piled them onto the floor. They then warmed up with red climalite practice shirts turned inside out. Tepid gesture, or strong silent statement? Doesn’t matter what we think.

Meanwhile …