Stevens called on the King’s organization to investigate the “horrific conduct” and hold those involved “accountable”.
The scene after the fight was captured in the video by the people present there. While the altercation was not on camera, a woman can be seen yelling at Stevens and recording him on her phone before being escorted out by security.
The team responded in a statement, telling HuffPost, “The Sacramento Kings take these claims seriously and are investigating the facts and circumstances of the situation as we would anytime such an allegation.”
Sources close to the situation said that security warned Stevens that he was at risk of being booted after several complaints were made about his excessive standing. sources close to stevens Allegedly Said no such warning was given.
Like other teams in the NBA, the Kings have supported social justice initiatives in their community.
In March, they hosted the fifth Team Up for Change event to “inspire, unite, and activate a call for social justice and racial equality.” The team also developed the “Pledge to Our Black Community” in 2020.
This is a syndicated version of an article originally published on HuffPost.