Raptors president Masai Ujiri accused of hitting sheriff’s deputy in face (video)

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After his team won the 2019 NBA championship by beating the Warriors in Oakland last night, Raptors president Masai Ujiri headed toward the court to celebrate.

That’s when he allegedly ran into a sheriff’s deputy who stopped him because he lacked proper credentials.

Kristofer Noceda of NBC Bay Area:

A sheriff’s deputy was allegedly pushed and struck in the face by a Toronto Raptors executive who was trying to make his way to the court after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena Thursday, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies are calling the incident a misdemeanor battery on an officer and they, along with the Oakland Police Department, are investigating the matter.