C's owners 'stand for inclusion and equality'

The Boston Celtics ownership group -- managing partners Wycliffe Grousbeck, H. Irving Grousbeck, Stephen Pagliuca and Robert Epstein -- released the following statement after the NBA handed down a lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling:

"The entire Boston Celtics organization and our ownership group fully support the decisive action taken by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today. The Celtics stand for inclusion and equality, and we are proud to be a part of a league that shares the same values."

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