Last night, controversy kicked off when Kyle Lowry dove in the stands to save a loose ball, but found himself getting shoved by a fan, who was later escorted from his seat.
It turns out, that wasn’t just any regular fan and he actually has huge ties to the franchise.
Axios.com has the details.
“The person who pushed Toronto Raptors player Kyle Lowry at last night’s NBA Finals game was not just any fan, but venture capitalist — and part Warriors owner — Mark Stevens, multiple sources confirmed to Axios.
“The fans have a place; we love our fans,” Lowry told ESPN. “But fans like that shouldn’t be allowed to be in there, because it’s not right. I can’t do nothing to protect myself.”
Sources say the league and team are investigating. Stevens, as well as NBA and Warriors representatives were not immediately available for comment.”
After the game, Lowry called for that fan to be banned from games.
Lowry got a bit of what he wanted when the NBA banned him from the remaining games of the NBA Finals:
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