Devin Booker discovered his man.
Booker, the Phoenix Suns’ All-Star guard, tweeted Monday that he wished to know the id of the Suns fan who was recorded punching a Denver Nuggets fan a number of occasions within the closing minutes of the Suns’ Sport 3 win in Denver on Friday — after which declaring “Suns in 4!” because the Denver supporter and his good friend retreated.
It did not take lengthy for Booker’s representatives at CAA to search out Nick McKellar, a lifelong Suns fan who now lives in Denver. Booker and the Suns are going to ship McKellar a signed Booker jersey and supply him tickets to a convention finals recreation, each Booker’s reps at CAA and McKellar instructed ESPN.
Cellphone recordings that rapidly went viral confirmed one Nuggets fan transferring to stroll out of Ball Enviornment in Denver earlier than turning to swing at McKellar. In a number of media appearances, McKellar has stated he was exchanging good-natured trash speak with surrounding Denver followers for a lot of the sport — and that he fought again solely to defend himself. The recording and different eyewitness accounts in native media have backed McKellar’s statements. Surrounding followers cheered McKellar after the altercation ended. There was no police involvement, based on native media experiences.
It’s unclear which recreation McKellar will attend. The Suns are awaiting their convention finals opponent and the particular schedule for the sequence, which is dependent upon whether or not the convention semifinals between the Utah Jazz and LA Clippers extends to seven video games. The Clippers lead that sequence 3-2. The 2 groups play Sport 6 in Los Angeles on Friday.