MILWAUKEE ( Associated Press) – A fan was ejected after complaining about Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green during Tuesday night’s game in Milwaukee.
The Bucks, the local team, said they are investigating the incident and consulting with the NBA on the situation.
The fan made “some threats against my life,” Green said.
Another Golden State star Stephen Curry was taking his free throw with 5:19 remaining in the third quarter when Green spoke to an official and pointed to a man in the stands at the other end of the court.
The referee spoke to security at the Fireserve Forum, who escorted the fan out of the venue. In the same period, there had already been an argument between the fan and Green.
“I was about to go for him but I just backed away and talked to the referee, and he said he was going to throw him out,” Green said.
“You just hope that the time will come when these leagues can work with legislators to enforce the laws, because the only thing that’s going to fix this problem is knowing that if you do that, you’re actually Something could happen.”
After the Bucks dominated 128–111, they explained in a statement: “At the discretion of the referees, we are investigating the situation and consulting with the NBA.”
The 32-year-old Green had two points, six rebounds and seven assists in the game. He averages nine points, six boards and seven assists for the defending NBA champion.
Two weeks earlier, the NBA fined Green $25,000 for “using obscene language to address a fan”.
The situation arose during the fourth period of a game on November 29 in a loss against Dallas.