Donald Sterling controversey: Staples Center promises to have “welcoming enviornment” for Clippers-Warriors’ Game 5

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers team owner Donald Sterling watches his team play in Los Angeles. The NBA is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man purported to be Sterling makes racist remarks while speaking to his girlfriend. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, APril 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive." (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers team owner Donald Sterling watches his team play in Los Angeles. The NBA is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man purported to be Sterling makes racist remarks while speaking to his girlfriend. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, APril 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ’s website. Bass called the comments “disturbing and offensive.” (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

In the wake of Clippers owner Donald Sterling purportedly making racially insensitive remarks, Staples Center promised it provide a “safe, secure and welcoming environment” for when the Clippers host the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday for Game 5 of their first-round series.

“We are deeply troubled by these disturbing remarks which go against everything we believe in as an organization,” according to the statement released by Staples Center. “We support the players, the coaches, the rest of the team and their fans and we are committed to providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment for everyone at tomorrow night’s NBA playoff game.”

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