E-40 Gets Kicked Out of NBA Game

Rapper E-40 Kicked Out of NBA Game

Genre Hip-Hop / Rap Music News

April 17th, 2023

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E-40 Removed from Court-side Seat Following Heated Exchange with Officials

April 15, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO – Renowned rapper and avid basketball fan E-40 was ejected from an NBA game on April 15th, following a heated exchange with game officials. The incident occurred during the highly anticipated match between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at the Chase Center in San Francisco.

E-40, whose real name is Earl Stevens, was sitting courtside when the confrontation began. Known for his passion for the sport and his support of the Golden State Warriors, the rapper appeared to be growing increasingly agitated as the game progressed. Witnesses say that E-40 took issue with several calls made by the referees, which he believed were unfair to the Warriors.

Tensions escalated when E-40 stood up and approached the officials, engaging in a heated exchange. Video footage from the game shows the rapper gesturing animatedly as he voices his displeasure, while nearby fans and team staff attempted to calm the situation. Despite efforts to deescalate the incident, the referees ultimately made the decision to eject E-40 from the game.

Following his removal from the arena, E-40 took to social media to share his thoughts on the incident. The rapper expressed his frustration with the officiating, but also acknowledged that he may have gone too far in expressing his discontent. He apologized to his fans and the NBA for his behavior, while maintaining his dedication to supporting the Warriors.

“I’m a die-hard Warriors fan, but I let my emotions get the best of me tonight, my apologies to my fellow fans, the NBA, and the Warriors organization. I’ll be back, but I’ll keep it cool next time.”
E-40 wrote in a post on Twitter.

The NBA has not yet announced whether any further disciplinary action will be taken against E-40. Fans and fellow celebrities have been quick to weigh in on the situation, with many expressing their support for the rapper and understanding of his passion for the game.

The incident has sparked a wider conversation about the role of celebrity fans in sports events and the responsibilities they have in maintaining a respectful and positive atmosphere.

See E-40’s Response


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