Brooklyn Nets security guard who took to the basketball court to end an altercation between Nets forward Kevin Durant and Milwaukee Bucks forward PJ Tucker will have reduced duties for the rest of the season. Eastern Conference second round playoff.
ESPN Tim bontemps provided more information:
A league spokesperson said the Nets security official who contacted PJ Tucker in Game 3 will not be working on any remaining games of this series in Milwaukee and will not be assigned to Brooklyn court for the remainder of the Eastern Conference semi-final. . “
Tucker was called up for his fourth foul in the third quarter of Milwaukee’s 86-83 win over Brooklyn in Game 3 of the Best Seven series on Thursday. An enraged Tucker then entered Durant’s face, and the two bit back and forth.
The security guard is then seen breaking up the fight while making contact with Tucker.
By Joe Vardon of The Athletic, the security guard works as Durant’s personal bodyguard and is on the Nets’ payroll.
As for the rest of the moment, Tucker and Durant were called in for double techniques.
The Bucks ultimately won a defensive slugfest that ended in a three-point victory, which halved the Nets’ lead to 2-1.
Game 4 takes place Sunday at 3 p.m. ET at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.