Kyrie Irving notched his first career triple-double against the Utah Jazz on Friday night, dropping 21 points while adding 12 assists and 10 rebounds as he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-79 victory.
Midway through the final quarter of the contest, the Cavaliers were getting ready to inbound the ball when a fan came running onto the court from the stands and approached Irving, attempting to talk to the reigning All-Star Game MVP. He was quickly tackled and handcuffed by security and police.
After the game, Irving discussed the situation:
“There is no such thing as too much support. I enjoyed my guy. It was one of my long-time friends,” Irving told Rick Noland. “He told me he loved me. I told him I loved him back.”
This isn’t the first time Irving experienced dealing with an over-the-top fan. Back in December, an extremely similar situation took place: