NBA: Rockets fan arrested for allegedly punching Pelicans’ coach

first_img Written By COMMENT Last Updated: 30th October, 2019 16:45 IST NBA: Rockets Fan Arrested For Allegedly Punching Pelicans’ Coach NBA: A fan of Houston Rockets was recently arrested and accused for punching the New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach in Joe Boylan on Sunday, October 27. FOLLOW US 10 months ago NBA: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks result and player ratings LIVE TV 10 months ago Dream11: HOU vs OKC NBA 2019-20 predictions and squad details WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago NBA: Anthony Davis hits the 40-20 mark and breaks LA Lakers record First Published: 30th October, 2019 16:45 IST Devika Pawar WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago NBA 2019-20: Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks match preview 10 months ago NBA 2019-20: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks match preview SUBSCRIBE TO US Also read | NBA: Detroit Pistons’ Markieff Morris fined $35K for abusing the refereeNBA news: Houston Rockets’ fan and his girlfriend arrested after NBA gameThe prosecutor charged 38-year-old Manuel Garcia with misdemeanour assault for allegedly punching Pelicans’ assistant coach, Joe Boylan in his face. Garcia’s girlfriend Brittney Aplin was also with him when the event occurred and was arrested too. The 33-year-old Aplin was arrested for allegedly preventing the police from getting a hold of Garcia. Also read | NBA: Anthony Davis hits the 40-20 mark and breaks LA Lakers recordThe Houston Rockets have now banned the fan for life. The New Orleans Pelicans also issued a statement to a sports news channel later on. They said that they were aware of the incident that occurred, but will not be making any comment regarding the matter. The motive of the assault is still unknown. Harris County District Attorney’s Office prosecutor Nathan Beedle also made a statement and said that he would not speculate about the motive. However, he promised to get to the bottom of the incident and hold both sides accountable for what happened. Also read | LeBron James gets the crowd to chant ‘Taco Tuesday’ in Lakers vs GrizzliesThe court did not list attorneys for Garcia or his girlfriend, Aplin. This incident follows another incident involving a Houston Astros fan being arrested. The fan allegedly slapped a New York Yankees fan during the American League Championship League that took place in Houston this month.Also read | NBA: Knicks’ Dennis Smith Jr and Reggie Bullock lose family members A Houston Rockets fan was reportedly arrested for punching a New Orleans Pelicans coach. The fan apparently punched assistant coach Joe Boylan in the face. The incident occurred after the Rockets and Pelicans game on Saturday. Houston Rockets won the game 126-123 at the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. last_img

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