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Nikola Jokić’s brother reportedly involved in altercation after Nuggets win

The NBA and Denver police are investigating an incident in which a man believed to be one of Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokić’s brothers was seen punching a fan after the team’s 101 victory -99 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA. playoffs.

In videos shared by TMZ and other media outlets, the man is seen climbing onto seats to confront another person at Ball Arena, who he then punches in the face. TMZ said the altercation happened Monday night, just after the Nuggets completed a comeback from a 20-point deficit to take a 2-0 lead in the first round.

An NBA spokesperson said Tuesday the league was looking into the matter.

The Denver police media relations unit said in an email to The Associated Press that it was investigating the incident, but said the incident had not been reported to Denver police. Denver at the arena or after the game.

“At this time, no one has come forward as a victim of this incident,” the email said. “The department is investigating this incident, is actively working to identify the person in the video who was struck, and encourages anyone involved or direct witness to this incident to contact the Denver Police Department.”

Associated Press reporting.

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