Chris Paul and
Paul and Griffin let it be known that Sterling’s comments during his interview with CNN’s
“I don’t know about all that,” Paul said at the
Sterling, who has been banned by the
"Absolutely!" Sterling said. "They know I'm not a racist -- and I'm not a racist."
Griffin, who has been with the Clippers for five seasons now, disagreed with Sterling's comments about the players' fondness for him.
"Throughout the past two weeks, we're tried to make it as less as possible about that and not about what's going on with him," Griffin said. "If you ask every single guy on this team, they'd say they love their family. They love their teammates. That's who we're playing for. And that's really the bottom line."
Griffin said his teammates "know about" Sterling's interviews because "it's kind of hard not to."
But Griffin also said it had become easier to block out the clutter and to concentrate on the playoffs. The Clippers are tied at 2-2 with the