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TODAY   |  April 28, 2014

Social media reacts to Clippers owner’s alleged remarks

Disparaging comments about African-Americans allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, have social media on fire. Tamron Hall reports from the Orange Room.

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>> tamron is covering for carson in the orange room . reaction to that l.a. clippers story?

>> there is not a social media site you can go on today and not hear people really slamming donald sterling at this point. good morning, everyone. you know, it's interesting, some of the images and comments that have come out. we're going to tell you a little bit later how you can let us know what you think. guys, take a look at this. this was tweeted and retweeted 9,000 times. these are warriors fans at the game. one guy having the sign, says "i'm black." the white guy says, "i brought a black guy to the game," using a little humor in what is obviously an ugly and uncomfortable situation, but they're taking a stand in a different way, as so many have in social media . baron davis , who played for the clippers from 2008 until 2011 , had a number of run-ins with the owner of the team sterling. he wrote, "that's the way it is. he's honest about what he believes in. been going on for a long time. hats off to the team for playing above it all." so baron davis says listen, this was not a secret with the team or with the nba. bryant gumbel also said something similar. billy crystal is the super fan for the clippers. he is the number one fan for that team. he tweeted out, he may own the team but they belong to us. go clippers. here's the question. what should happen to donald sterling , forced to resign, fined, suspended, no punishment? go to todayshow.com and we'll let you know the results.