Fans react at Clippers game to Donald Sterling's lifetime ban

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Some NBA fans showed their support for the Clippers while also directing their anger at Clippers owner Donald Sterling after the league banned him for life for racial comments he made.

A man holds a shirt during a protest outside Staples Center after the NBA banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
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A man holds a shirt during a protest outside Staples Center after the NBA banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
A man holds a sign during a protest against racist comments made by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling outside Staples Center before Game 5.
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A man holds a sign during a protest against racist comments made by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling outside Staples Center before Game 5.
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Jerry Carr carries a sign in protest of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league
Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

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