“It was unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated,” the Mavs said in a statement.
DALLAS – A fan was removed from the Dallas Mavericks semifinals game against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday after an incident involving the family of veteran baseman Chris Paul, the Mavs said in a statement.
In the statement, the organization said it was “aware of an incident between a fan and Chris Paul’s family.”
After Paul commits a foul in the fourth quarter, the video of the game’s television broadcast showed Paul talking to security guards and a Dallas police officer near the Suns bench.
The Mavs did not disclose details of the incident, but said it was “unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated.”
“The Mavericks, along with the American Airlines Center, quickly eliminated the fan from today’s game,” the team said in a statement.
After the match, Paul took his frustration to Twitter. “I want the players to say things to the fans, but the fans can get their hands on our families … damn it,” he said. he said in a tweet.
The Mavericks won the game Sunday afternoon 111-101 to tie the semifinals series 2-2. Game 5 is scheduled for Tuesday night at 9pm CT in Phoenix.
A Mavs fan removed from the game after the incident with family Chris Paul
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