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SportSixers' Scott apparently involved in Eagles tailgate fight

22:15  08 september  2019
22:15  08 september  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Brotherly love? Sixers' Scott gets in fight with Eagles fans

Brotherly love? Sixers' Scott gets in fight with Eagles fans Sixers forward Mike Scott was involved in a fight with Eagles fans while tailgating outside the stadium after he wore a Redskins jersey and hat to the party. © Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images TORONTO, ON - MAY 7: Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) has the ball knocked away by Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott (1). Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers in1st half action of Round 2, Game 5 of NBA playoff play at Scotiabank Arena. Series is tied at 2-2. Toronto Star/Rick Madonik (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Scott didn't appear to get injured in the video of the fight.

When you’re 6-foot-8 and play for a city’s professional basketball organization, it’s tough to remain incognito. When you wear a division rival’s jersey into the midst of a hometown tailgate, trouble can ensue. These two facts combined led to what we saw before Sunday’s Eagles-Redskins game: Sixers forward Mike Scott apparently getting involved in a tailgate fight before the game.

Sixers' Scott apparently involved in Eagles tailgate fight© Provided by Oath Inc. Mike Scott of Philadelphia. (Getty)

Here’s what we know: Scott, a Virginia native and clearly a Redskins fan, showed up at Lincoln Financial Field in a burgundy-and-gold jersey:

About two hours later, phones then caught Scott in the midst of a conflagration of sorts:

Whatever happened, though, it didn’t keep Scott from attending the game; midway through the first quarter, he offered up the following tweet:

Never a great idea to get involved in anything involving the public when you’re a pro athlete, but then again, these are Eagles fans, who could make a youth-group pastor start throwing hands.

The Sixers offered the following statement: "We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering more information. We will have no further comment at this time."

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We’ll update as we get more information.

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