Wizards preparing massive offer for Masai Ujiri

Angelo Anderson
June 14, 2019

The Toronto Raptors president pushed an Alameda County Sheriff's Office deputy when he wasn't let on the court to celebrate the team's first ever NBA Finals win against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday evening, police said.

"At that point our deputy pushed Mr. Ujiri away again and some National Basketball Association security people and others intervened and he ended up walking onto the court".

Sgt. Kelly says Ujiri came back with a "second more significant push" with a part of his arm striking the deputy in the face.

"Our deputy pushed the man back and told him he couldn't go onto the court", Kelly alleged.

He says several bystanders intervened and Ujiri ultimately got onto the court without displaying any credentials.

Video of the aftermath of that incident was captured by NBC Bay Area, who originally reported the complaint against Ujiri.


Kelly added: "It's not like we were going to chase him down".

Ujiri eventually made his way onto the court for the celebration with the help of Toronto guard Kyle Lowry.

Ujiri appears to be holding what may be his credential in his right hand; another video showing Ujiri waiting in the tunnel before the incident also appears to show him holding the credential, USA Today reports. "Our deputy contacted Mr. Masai Ujiri as he attempted to walk onto the court".

Ujiri, 48, is also in the hard position of needing to navigate this Wizards courtship as his franchise prepares to make its closing case to free agent Kawhi Leonard about staying with the Raptors on a long-term deal.

The Washington Wizards are preparing to make a massive offer to Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri, according to a report.

The Alameda County District Attorney will decide if charges are to be brought against Ujiri. In 2016 he became team president and is under contract through 2021.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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