You may have heard by now that Pistons star Blake Griffin got into a shouting match with a fan at the end of Wednesday's night's game against the Wolves at Target Center.
Video from Fox Sports North's broadcast shows a fan being escorted out of the arena after Griffin and some of his Pistons teammates confront the fan, and it appears that Griffin seriously upset.
It's unclear what exactly was said in the exchange, but the New York Post claims Griffin angrily yelled at the fan: "What the f--- you say to me?"
The fan is then seen being escorted out by security, and the New York Post has incorrectly identified that fan as Bloomington-based lawyer, Rich Ruohonen. According to The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski, who knows the TSR Injury Expert lawyer, the fan who got ejected is not Ruohonen.
At this point, the ejected fan's identity is unknown.
Ruohonen was simply having a good-natured back-and-forth with Griffin from his courtside seat, playfully laughing at Griffin's career 33 percent 3-point percentage, which apparently fueled Griffin to score 18 of his game-high 34 points in the fourth quarter to help the Pistons overcome a 14-point deficit and hand the Wolves a tough home loss.
Ruohonen, by the way, is a big-time curling athlete, and his team recently won the Curl Mesabi Classic in Eveleth, Minnesota.
That's the same tournament that former Vikings star Jared Allen made his professional curling debut at.