Sport Patrick Beverley, fined $25K for throwing ball, shares heartfelt DM from fans who caught it
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It’s all good, Los Angeles Clippers fans. Patrick Beverley isn’t going to change even if his wallet is a little lighter for it.
Beverley wason Wednesday for throwing a game ball into the stands the Los Angeles Lakers, 112-102, on opening night. Beverley threw it up as the buzzer sounded as if it were a championship-winning game while he was standing near the sideline.
The eighth-year veteran tweeted after the fine: "Fans were so great tried to give them the GAME BALL!! SORRY." And a few minutes later shared a heartwarming DM that shows it was worth it.
Patrick Beverley fined $25,000 for throwing ball into stands
Beverley was just having fun and celebrating, but the league likely deems throwing a ball into the stands like a safety concern and wants to protect its fans. Related slideshow: 2019-20 NBA season (Provided by imagn)
Jillian Green’s husband, Jared, caught the ball and she sent a message to Beverley, in his third season with the Clippers, to share what it meant to the lifelong fan.
“I wish I could call the NBA and tell them you were just excited and you made one huge Clippers fan’s life,” she wrote.
It’s ok. I won’t change❗️❗️❗️— Patrick Beverley (@patbev21)
The replies were all kind and some even noted they were fans of other teams, but had developed a soft spot for Beverley now. One wants to seeSeeing as the Clippers for what was their home opener, it’s nice to see the fans giving some love for what will
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 16 rebounds, George Hill scored 24 off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks repelled every threat in beating the Los Angeles Clippers 129-124 on Wednesday night for their fourth victory in a row. The Bucks hit 18 3-pointers, led by six from Hill. Antetokounmpo just missed a triple-double with nine assists. He's posted at least 10 rebounds and five assists in each of the first eight games of the season, the first player since at least 1972-73 to do so.The Clippers were without Kawhi Leonard, who rested for the first half of a home back-to-back. He'll play against Portland on Thursday night.