76ers fan ejected for taunting Carmelo Anthony

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Chris Haynes: Sixers fan that was ejected for taunting Los Angeles Lakers star Carmelo Anthony kept calling him a “boy” and yelling “get in the corner boy” and “keeping shooting boy,” league sources tell @YahooSports.
Source: Twitter @ChrisBHaynes

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Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes
Sixers fan that was ejected for taunting Los Angeles Lakers star Carmelo Anthony kept calling him a “boy” and yelling “get in the corner boy” and “keeping shooting boy,” league sources tell @YahooSports. – 9:54 PM

Dave McMenamin @mcten
Lakers fall in Philly, 105-87, drop to 2-2 on six-game trip. CHA tomorrow and ends in ATL on Sunday. AD 31p on 14-of-21 12r 4b 2s; Russ 20p on 9-of-15 4r 6tos; Monk 11p on 3-of-13 5a 2s; Melo 9p on 4-of-11. – 9:48 PM

Dan Favale @danfavale
two sixers fans got tossed after an exchange with melo. another one was, er, visibly heated taking to him pic.twitter.com/EJYs5whJjR9:38 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
when we hear what that ejected fan said to Melo pic.twitter.com/r6kKWlVKTN9:36 PM

Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee
He wasn’t involved but something crazy always seems to happen when Russell Westbrook is in Philly. A doctor flipped him a double bird to start his MVP season. Had popcorn tossed on his head last season. Now two fans get ejected for heckling Melo. I’m sure Russ will have thoughts – 9:35 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
After Melo got called for the goaltend, the entire section where he had his spat with the fan whirled their fingers around as he walked back to the other end of the court. Melo flashed a smile as the Lakers called timeout. I guess he’s enjoying it now. – 9:34 PM

Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Not sure exactly what happened/was said there but Carmelo Anthony was not happy with a fan there. Embiid stood in the corner with him playing peacemaker – 9:32 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Carmelo very much looked at the point where there was nothing left to talk about – 9:31 PM

Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
A fan must’ve said something to Carmelo Anthony. He’s not happy about it and the Lakers are huddled up around where that fan is. – 9:30 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Melo got into a heated exchange with a fan sitting a row back from courtside. Looks like the fan is getting booted. – 9:30 PM

Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Doc is heated about the defense that led to that Melo open 3. Timeout Sixers, leading 90-74 with less than 10 to play. – 9:24 PM

Dave Early @DavidEarly
Joel Embiid isn’t running and working any less hard but he has been wincing a bit since that hard foul by Carmelo Anthony. – 9:09 PM

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Flashback to early-career Carmelo there, as he tipped in his own miss with a quick second jump. That used to be a major staple for him. – 8:14 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Four straight All-Star games for Nikola Jokic. Two straight years as a starter. He joins Alex English, Carmelo Anthony as the only Nuggets selected to four or more All-Star games. Jokic, English, David Thompson are the only Nuggets selected to start consecutive All-Star games. pic.twitter.com/W7g01nReig7:53 PM

Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Lots of gold LeBron and Kobe jerseys in the crowd tonight. But shoutout to the dude with an orange Syracuse Melo jersey. That’s a good deep cut. – 6:22 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Vogel says that the Lakers haven’t liked their small lineups WITHOUT LeBron — with Melo, Ariza or Johnson as the only big. Isn’t revealing his starting lineup, but acknowledges Dwight is in the mix tonight. – 6:07 PM

Justin Kubatko @jkubatko
📅 On this day in 2018, the @Oklahoma City Thunder‘s Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points in a win over the Pistons, becoming the 21st player in NBA history to reach 25,000 career points.
Anthony is one of only three players in NBA history to score at least 10,000 points for two franchises. pic.twitter.com/HjV2ARYTck2:01 PM

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