Kyle Lowry explained how he kept his cool after Mark Stevens shoved him and said there is no place in the NBA for people like him

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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry said there is no place in the NBA for Mark Stevens’ behavior after being shoved by the Golden State Warriors minority owner during Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Lowry thanked the Warriors and the NBA for their response to Stevens. The Warriors initially barred Stevens from attending any more Finals games. The NBA and Warriors later jointly announced that Stevens would be suspended for one season and fined $500,000.

Read more: Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens fined $500,000, barred from the team for one year after shoving Kyle Lowry in the NBA Finals

“It’s just what our league is about, protecting the players,” Lowry said. “Like I said last night, there’s no room in our game for that.”

Lowry confirmed reports that Stevens also cursed him out, repeatedly telling him to “go f— yourself.”

Kyle Lowry did not retaliate against Mark Stevens.
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“He’s not a good look for the ownership group that they have,” Lowry said. “I know [Warriors majorit

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