OAKLAND (KRON) — KRON4 has obtained video that exhibits the aftermath of the shoving incident between the Toronto Raptors president and an Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy at the NBA Finals.
Authorities are investigating whether Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy within the face as he tried to get onto the courtroom after his group gained the NBA title in Oakland.
Video taken by Ben Baller exhibits Ujiri and the deputy each being held back by bystanders during a heated trade.
Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly says Ujiri tried to push past the deputy who then requested for his credential.
Several bystanders intervened and Ujiri finally received onto the courtroom without displaying any credentials.
The Raptors stated in a press release that the staff is cooperating with authorities and searching into the incident.
The workforce says it appears forward to resolving the state of affairs.
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