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Clippers try to move on, eliminate Warriors

Clippers try to move on, eliminate Warriors

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, second from right, tries to fire up fans as Chris Paul, left, Darren Collison, second from left, and DeAndre Jordan look on during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Warriors won 109-105. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Relaxed, relieved and ready to resume their championship chase, the Los Angeles Clippers tried to get back some sense of normalcy Wednesday after a week unlike any other in NBA history.

Clippers coach Doc Rivers says his team is not past the “distraction” caused by owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks caught on an audio recording. While NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has banned Sterling from the league for life and asked owners to force a sale of the franchise, Rivers says plenty of uncertainty will remain until a new ownership group is in place.

The Clippers can at least take another step forward on the court when they try to eliminate the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 on Thursday night in Oakland. Los Angeles leads the first-round series 3-2.
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