Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul’s Mother, Wife Physically Harassed During NBA Playoff Game

The fan was removed from the arena over the incident, but Paul was not pleased and spoke out.

Chris Paul’s mother, wife and other members of his family were reportedly harassed during Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Dallas Mavericks.

According to ESPN, the Phoenix Suns star point guard addressed the disturbing Mother’s Day (May 8) incident on social media after the Mavs’ 111-101 victory to tie the series at 2-2.

"Wanna fine players for saying stuff to the fans but the fans can put they [sic] hands on our families ... f**k that!!" he tweeted.

Paul’s mother, Robin, his wife, Jada, and their two children watch the game from the seats close behind the Suns’ bench at American Airlines Center, according to ESPN. His mother reportedly had hands put on her while his wife was pushed. All for Paul’s children to witness what happened.

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Additionally, Paul’s wife was reportedly followed up the aisle when she left her seat.

"It was unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated. The Mavericks, along with American Airlines Center, swiftly removed the fan from today's game," The Mavericks said in a statement.

Toward the end of the game, Chris Paul consulted with security personnel near the Suns’ bench to express concern about what his family was being subjected to. The fans were subsequently removed, according to ESPN.

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