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Words linked to Clippers’ Donald Sterling drawing outcry

Obama, teams deplore racist views

The NBA world Sunday decried racially charged remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, with President Obama weighing in on what he called the “incredibly offensive racist statements.”

Celtics majority partner Wyc Grousbeck, noting that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is leading the league response, pointedly added: “I will say that what I heard on that tape goes against everything the Celtics stand for and our ownership, players, coaches, and fans reject it.”

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