There’s nothing like a cup of racism to start the day.

Donald Sterling became a trending topic today not for changing his ways and making a perennial playoff contender. TMZ unveiled a phone conversation with his half-Mexican, half-black girlfriend V. Stiviano. He said Stiviano could sleep with who she wants—even black men—but had just one minor wish: "You can sleep with [black people]. You can bring them in, you can do whatever you want.  The little I ask you is not to promote it on that ... and not to bring them to my games." 

Not really something minor. It’s not news that Sterling is a racist, unlikable person—not just owner—but hearing it at this level is no doubt shocking. Twitter doesn’t usually agree on many topics, but this is one of the few occasions when it did. 

We've heard responses from Stephen A. Smith, a NSFW one with Snoop Dogg, and another from Clippers player DeAndre Jordan, but they only represent a fraction of the public's response.

Quick side note: Charlamagne Tha God wasn't really kidding about the NAACP tweet. Sterling really was slated to get an a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles chapter. Irony doesn't even begin to describe...

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