Nikola Jokić’s brother reportedly involved in altercation after Lakers-Nuggets game

NBA and Denver police are investigating an incident in which a man, reportedly one of the brothers of Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokić, punched a fan following the team’s 101-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA. playoffs.

In videos shared by TMZ and other outlets, the man is seen climbing over chairs to confront another person at Ball Arena, whom he then punches in the face. TMZ said the altercation occurred Monday night, just after the Nuggets completed their comeback from a 20-point deficit to take a 2-0 lead in the first round.

An NBA spokesperson said Tuesday that the league is investigating the matter.

The Denver Police Department’s media relations unit said in an email to the Associated Press that it is investigating the incident, but said it was not reported to Denver police at the arena or after the game.

“At this time, no one has come forward as a victim of this incident,” the email said. “The department is investigating this incident, is actively working to identify the person in the video who was struck, and encourages anyone who was involved or witnessed it firsthand to contact the Denver Police Department.”