Two fans have been banned from Wells Fargo Center for 12 months after their involvement in an incident involving Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas on Saturday night, a 76ers spokesperson confirmed with ESPN on Sunday.
Thomas was ejected from the game in the fourth quarter after he confronted the fans in the stands. After the game, Thomas said the fans were directing inappropriate language and gestures towards him.
“I said: ‘Don’t be disrespectful. I’m a man before anything. Be a fan.’ His response was, ‘I’m sorry, I just wanted a Frosty,'” Thomas said after the game, referencing a promotion in Philadelphia that awards a free Wendy’s dessert to every fan in attendance if an opposing player misses two straight free throws in the second half.
In addition to the suspensions, the season-ticket holder who provided the seats will have the remainder of their tickets revoked and refunded, the Sixers spokesperson confirmed.