Game 3 of the NBA Finals was forced to pause early in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night after a fan sitting courtside shoved Kyle Lowry, who had leaped into the crowd chasing after a loose ball.
On Thursday, Axios reported that the fan who shoved Lowry wasn’t just any fan sitting courtside, but Mark Stevens — a billionaire venture capitalist who also owns a minority stake in the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors later confirmed his identity.
On Instagram, Lakers superstar LeBron James called out Stevens for his actions, echoing Lowry’s sentiment that there is no place for such behavior in the NBA.
“There’s absolutely no place in our BEAUTIFUL game for th