A statement from the Mavs said the two fans were “trying to give unwanted hugs” to Chris Paul’s family at the American Airlines Center.
DALAS – Two Dallas Mavericks fans involved in the incident with Suns guard Chris Paul’s family during Sunday’s playoff game have been barred from visiting the American Airlines Center until 2023, the Mavs said in a statement.
In the fourth quarter of Sunday’s semifinal game, the fan was “quickly removed” from the AAC after the incident, according to an initial statement from the Mavs.
“These were unacceptable behaviors and they will not tolerate them,” Mavs added in a statement.
After the investigation Maws released Fr. the following statementsaying that “two rebellious fans” were involved in the incident and that it happened in a public hall in the arena.
The Mavs said the two fans “tried unwanted hugs and conversations with members of Paul’s family.”
“AAC guards responded immediately as soon as the family reported and fans were quickly kicked out of the game,” the statement said Monday.
The team added that fans will not be allowed into the American Airlines Center until 2023.
According to a message from Dave McMenamine of ESPN After the game, according to the source, the family, which had Paul’s children, felt in danger.
A video from a television broadcast showed Paul talking to Dallas security guards and police near a bench after he fouled in the fourth quarter.
Paul transferred his frustration to Twitter after the game. “I want to fine the players for telling fans things, but fans can lend a hand to our families … damn it,” he said. said on twitter.
The Dallas Police Department said in a statement Monday that officers were not assisting in the incident at the arena and that the crime had not been registered.