Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson seals win after San Antonio Spurs fan 'crossed the road' – ESPN

Jordan Clarkson someway drains the and-1 to increase Utah’s lead. (0:16)
SAN ANTONIO — Jordan Clarkson helped carry the short-handed Utah Jazz over the Spurs after he acquired right into a confrontation with a Spurs fan he stated “crossed the road” on Monday.
Clarkson, who’s from San Antonio, was upset by a non-call on his shot try and didn’t run downcourt in time to forestall a 3-pointer from Doug McDermott with 4 minutes remaining. Utah known as a timeout as San Antonio pulled inside 94-80, at which level the fan stood up and yelled at Clarkson.
After initially ignoring the fan and strolling towards the Jazz’s bench, Clarkson stated the fan “crossed a line” along with his feedback however didn’t repeat what the fan stated. Clarkson stopped, turned and commenced strolling towards the fan till his teammates rushed to carry him again and safety acquired between the 2. Safety escorted the fan out.
“The man simply retains antagonizing me, like virtually challenges me like, “What you gonna do?'” Clarkson stated. “After saying a bunch of stuff. I earn money, I ain’t attempting to lose no cash. I will lose extra money than he’ll lose. He is in all probability going to only get kicked out of the sport. We’re taking part in basketball, having time. Followers acquired to be taught, we’re human, we’re folks, too. Stuff like that simply cannot fly.”
Clarkson, who scored 23 factors for a Jazz workforce lacking injured guard Donovan Mitchell, sealed the 110-104 win with a pair of free throws quickly after the confrontation.
Mitchell is predicted to overlook a minimum of two video games after straining his again within the first quarter of Saturday’s win over Dallas.
Utah has now received 12 of its previous 14 video games and sit simply three video games again of the Golden State Warriors for one of the best document within the Western Convention.
The Related Press contributed to this story.