OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Newest on an investigation of whether or not the president of the Toronto Raptors driven and hit a sheriff’s deputy within the face. (all instances native):

12:10 p.m.

A Warriors fan says he didn’t see the president of the Toronto Raptors strike a sheriff’s deputy within the face as the chief attempted to go into the court docket after his staff gained the NBA championship in Oakland.

Greg Wiener, a 61-year-old season price tag holder, mentioned Friday he was once status subsequent to the officer when the stumble upon happened Thursday involving staff president Masai Ujiri.

Alameda County sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly informed the San Francisco Chronicle that Ujiri attempted to push previous a deputy who then requested for a credential wanted to go into the court docket.

Wiener mentioned the deputy did not ask for any credentials sooner than hanging his hand on Ujiri’s chest and pushing him. Wiener says Ujiri shoved him again sooner than bystanders intervened.

Wiener says he was once now not interviewed by means of government.

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11:40 a.m.

The NBA and the Toronto Raptors say they’re cooperating with California government investigating whether or not the staff’s president driven and hit a sheriff’s deputy within the face as he attempted to get onto the court docket after the staff’s championship-clinching victory.

NBA spokesman Mike Bass mentioned Friday the league is in touch with the Raptors and government whilst amassing additional info.

Alameda County sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly informed the San Francisco Chronicle that staff president Masai Ujiri attempted to push previous a deputy who then requested for a credential wanted to go into the court docket.

Kelly says the deputy driven again and the chief driven once more and “struck our deputy within the face.”

The Raptors mentioned in a observation to The Related Press that the staff is cooperating with government and taking a look into the incident. The staff says it appears to be like ahead to resolving the placement.

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10:20 a.m.

Government say they’re investigating whether or not Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri driven and hit a sheriff’s deputy within the face as he attempted to get onto the court docket after his staff gained the NBA name in Oakland.

Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly tells the San Francisco Chronicle that Ujiri attempted to push previous a deputy who then requested for his credential.

Kelly says the deputy driven again and the chief driven once more and “struck our deputy within the face.”

He says a number of bystanders intervened and Ujiri in the end were given onto the court docket with out exhibiting any credentials.

A video of the altercation bought by means of NBC Bay Space presentations Ujiri and a deputy being held again courtside by means of bystanders.

Raptors spokeswoman Jennifer Quinn didn’t right away reply to a request for remark.

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