Blazers Respond to Sterling Controversy

The large majority of responses following the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling have been positive – and they keep on coming. On Sunday night, the Blazers host the Rockets for Game 4 of the first-round series and the hometown team opted to protest Sterling’s remarks by wearing black socks.

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Reportedly, it was Portland team captain LaMarcus Aldridge who organized the demonstration:

Not only is Aldridge donning the black socks, but a black sleeve as well:

It is certainly nice to see players – especially from other teams – supporting one another through tough circumstances. We will certainly be keeping an eye out for any other teams and/or opposing players who send similar messages.


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