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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