Matt Kemp woke up Sunday morning to suddenly find himself linked to the
"Racism is kind of old, for real," Kemp said. "Honestly, I just feel sorry for him, that he feels that way about African American people."
Kemp is friends with Clippers players
"I feel sorry for my boys on that team that have to play for a guy like that," Kemp said. "Chris and Blake and all those guys. Where we come from, it's not acceptable. But it is what it is. You can't get mad at somebody for believing what they believe. That's his own opinion."
Asked what he thought it would be like to play for someone like Sterling, Kemp replied, "It would be tough. I would figure out a way not to be in that situation any more."
Kemp agreed with Lakers legend and Dodgers part-owner
Kemp said it would be "tough" for him to continue attending Clippers games if Sterling remained the team's owner.
Asked if he would consider attending their games if Sterling is suspended by the
"This is bigger than the game. I'm shocked people still feel that way towards Latins, blacks, white people. We're all the same. We all bleed the same. We're all the same people. It really doesn't make any sense."
Kemp recalled taking a picture with Sterling's female friend.