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Mark Jackson Tells Clippers Fans To Boycott Game 5

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Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors shouts instructions in the game with the Los Angeles Clippers in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors shouts instructions in the game with the Los Angeles Clippers in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson told reporters Monday that fans should boycott Game 5 between the Los Angeles Clippers and his Golden State Warriors at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and that the players should not be expected to boycott the game.

The comments come in the wake of public outcry over comments released first to TMZ and then Deadspin over the weekend from a recorded conversation between Sterling and his girlfriend.

Adam Silver said over the weekend that the league intends to find a resolution before Game 5. The league has announced a press conference set for Tuesday to issue its ruling on the matter. It’s not known whether the NBA is ready to issue punishment in the event Sterling is identified as the person on the tape.

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