I know that things have been mostly rough for these past few decades, Cleveland fans, but seriously: please stop rushing the court from the stands at Quicken Loans Arena during Cleveland Cavaliers games. We understand that you are extraordinarily passionate. This is not the best way to communicate that passion.
This most recent incident took place just before the midway point of the fourth quarter of the Cavs' Friday night matchup with the Utah Jazz, with Cleveland evidently leading comfortably enough to lull everyone into a certain sense of security ... including, um, the Cavs' security:
With the Cavaliers preparing to inbound the ball after a dead-ball situation, a fan came racing out of the stands and made a bee-line for Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving. He reached out and appeared to grab Irving's hand, and was then promptly tackled to the floor by a hard-charging Cleveland police officer assigned to work security at the game. The young man was then laid face down,Read More »from Yet another Cavaliers fan runs on the court during live play, approaches Kyrie Irving, gets taken down and cuffed (Video)