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Thunder: Chris Paul featured in 'Blackballed,' revisiting Donald Sterling Clippers era

It's been six years since former Clippers owner Donald Sterling received a lifetime ban from the NBA, resulting from his racist comments that were leaked in a recording. 

"Blackballed," a documentary series that will premiere Monday on Quibi, revisits the Clippers' playoff run in 2014 when the Sterling tape come out. The Thunder eliminated the Clippers in the second round. 

Thunder point guard and former Clippers star Chris Paul summed up the Sterling saga best. 

"It was a s--- show man, just to tell you the truth," Paul said in the closing seconds of the first episode. 

Paul, who played for the Clippers from 2011-17, is featured in the documentary along with former teammates DeAndre Jordan, JJ Redick and Clippers coach Doc Rivers. 

The 12-part series highlights how the Clippers and NBA commissioner Adam Silver stood up to Sterling's racism, which ultimately ousted Sterling from the league. 

Quibi is a short-form mobile video platform. Each of the episodes is under 10 minutes. 


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Joe Mussatto

Joe Mussatto joined The Oklahoman in August 2018 to cover OU football, men’s basketball and softball. He previously covered University of Kentucky football and basketball for SEC Country. Mussatto is from Oklahoma City and lives in Norman. Read more ›

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