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Beverley will dribble the ball against the Indiana Pacers this month in the playoffs.


Milwaukee Bucks Guard Patrick Beverley The 35-year-old threw the ball at a spectator in the final minutes of last week’s play-off game, calling it “inexcusable”.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) said in a statement to CNN on Wednesday that it has launched an investigation into an incident involving an “NBA player and citizen” at Gainbridge Fieldhouse during the Bucks’ season-ending loss on May 2. Indiana Packers.

With just two minutes to go in Game 6, Beverly, who was on the bench, kicked the ball into the stands and hit a spectator in the forehead.

A police statement said “officers completed an initial incident report at the time of the incident” and forwarded it to IMPD detectives “who are currently investigating this situation and taking all allegations seriously.”

The police statement added that detectives are working with the scene to “review video footage and develop a plan to speak with the parties involved.”

“Detectives will present the case to the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office at the conclusion of the investigation,” the statement added.

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Beverley’s shootout in the series against the Pacers.

CNN reached out to the NBA and the Bucks for comment but did not immediately hear back.

Beverly spoke about the incident on her podcast “The Pat Bev Podcast” on Wednesday. He called it “an unprecedented term” but added that it was “a tragedy that should never have happened”.

“I’ve been called a lot in this league,” Beverley added. “I wasn’t called for that… I’m still not sorry. It doesn’t matter what is said. I have to be better and I will be better.

What the viewer said to Beverly is unclear.

Beverley added that he doesn’t want to take Indiana fans who say they’re “great,” but said some took it “a little too far.”

The day after the loss, Bucks head coach Doc Rivers called Beverley’s actions “not the Milwaukee way or the Bucs way.”

“We’re better than that,” Rivers added. Pat (Beverly) is very sad about this. It also helps with emotions – this is an emotional game and things happen – unfortunately you are quick to judge and let the emotions get the better of you.

The Bucks were eliminated from the NBA playoffs with a 120-98 win.

Beverley, who is in his 12th year in the league, was traded to the Bucks from the Philadelphia 76ers in February and is averaging 6.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists this season. He is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.