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Wizards Win First Playoff Series Since 2005

Playoff success is rare for the Washington Wizards franchise, but a win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night gave the team its first playoff victory in nine years.

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Fans Rally Outside Staples Center To Support Clippers

LA Clippers fans have always supported their team, if not its owner Donald Sterling. We check in with people outside the Staples Center, where the Clippers played Golden State in the NBA playoffs.
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Reactions To NBA's Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Current and former NBA players are praising the league's decision to punish LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban over racist remarks he made in an audio recording.
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Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA, Fined $2.5 Million

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the league. The decision, coupled with a $2.5 million fine, comes in the wake of Sterling's racist remarks.
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How Donald Sterling Violated The NBA's Unspoken Social Contract

The contrast between the racial makeup of the league's ownership class and its players usually goes unmentioned. But the Donald Sterling fracas has pushed that not-quite-subtext to the fore.
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NBA Hits Clippers Owner Sterling With Lifetime Ban, $2.5 Million Fine

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being punished for making racist remarks in an audio recording that was made public Friday. His fine is the maximum allowed under the NBA's charter.
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Former Redskins WR Joshua Morgan Charged With Assault

Joshua Morgan, a former wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and graduate of H.D. Woodson High School in northwest D.C., is accused of punching a man outside a D.C. nightclub.

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NBA To Address Racial Rant Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner

Donald Sterling is said to be on a tape that was released to the media in which he allegedly made racist comments. The NBA is investigating whether it is Sterling on the tape.
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Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

Observers say the Clippers owner's current trouble is only the latest in a 30-year record of racism in LA — although he has also been honored by the NAACP for his charity work.
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What Can The NBA Do With Donald Sterling?

As the NBA playoffs are overshadowed by racially inflammatory remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, the league's options range from fining Sterling to expelling him.

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