The NBA banned Golden State Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens from attending any league games or team activities for one year and fined him US$500,000 after he pushed Toronto’s Kyle Lowry during a game on Wednesday night.
Stevens pushed and swore at Lowry after the player dived into the stands chasing a loose ball during Game 3 of the series in Oakland, California. The billionaire venture-capital investor was ejected after the incident.
“Mr. Stevens’s behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the team said in a statement. “We’re extremely disappointed in his actions and, along with Mr. Stevens, offer our sincere apology to Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors.”
The incident looked like an encounter with an ord