WATCH: Clippers Fans Give Team Emotional Standing Ovation

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Hours after the NBA slapped their owner with a lifetime ban, the Los Angeles Clippers were greeted with a raucous ovation by their home crowd on Tuesday.

A crowd of more than 19,000 — many clad in black shirts — turned out to watch the Clippers take on the Golden State Warriors in their first round playoff series.

Chants of “we are one” rang out throughout the Staples Center on a day that saw Clippers owner Donald Sterling punished by the league for making racist remarks to his girlfriend.

The Clippers ended up winning their game 113-103.

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