Shannon Sharpe regrets incident at Lakers-Grizzlies game

Shannon Sharpe regrets incident at Lakers-Grizzlies game

Shannon Sharpe apologized for sparking an NBA melee over the weekend, stating on Monday’s episode of “Undisputed” that he takes “full accountability for what transpired” through the Lakers’ 122-121 win over the Grizzlies in Los Angeles on Friday evening.

“As you most likely have heard or seen Friday evening on the Lakers recreation, I need to apologize for my conduct,” Sharpe stated on Monday’s broadcast.

“I’ve preached for the final six-and-a-half years accountability and accountability and I take full accountability for what transpired.”

Shannon Sharpe addressed the NBA melee from over the weekend on Monday’s episode of “Undisputed.”Twitter/Undisputed

The 54-year-old Sharpe was in attendance for Friday’s Lakers-Grizzlies recreation at Crypto.com Enviornment, the place he and Tee Morant, the daddy of Grizzlies star Ja Morant, needed to be separated from each other at halftime.

In footage of the incident, Grizzlies wing Dillon Brooks appeared to yell within the route of the NFL Corridor of Famer, who shouted again. Brooks’ teammate, Steven Adams, later approached Sharpe, who was sitting courtside.

Tee Morant additionally made his approach towards Sharpe and appeared to alternate phrases. Each events spoke with safety within the enviornment’s tunnels following the heated incident and returned to their seats for the second half. Sharpe and Tee Morant embraced on the conclusion of the third quarter.

Shannon Sharpe and Tee Morant (left) are separated by safety and referees after a verbal altercation throughout a Lakers-Grizzlies recreation on Jan. 20, 2023.Getty Photos

“It doesn’t matter what Dillon Brooks stated or what number of occasions he stated it, me being the accountable individual, me having the platform that I’ve, and having so many individuals look as much as me, I used to be unsuitable,” Sharpe stated.

“I ought to have lowered the temperature within the enviornment. As a substitute, I turned the temperature up and I let it get out of hand.”

Sharpe then took a second to apologize to the Grizzlies and Lakers organizations, together with pal LeBron James, who supported the Fox Sports activities character following the incident. Sharpe then prolonged an olive department to Brooks, calling him a “fierce competitor.”

Shannon Sharpe is restrained by safety through the Lakers-Grizzlies recreation on Jan. 20, 2023.
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Shannon Sharpe appears on following a verbal altercation with Tee Morant through the Lakers-Grizzlies recreation on Jan. 20, 2023.
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Shannon Sharpe and Tee Morant chat following the Lakers-Grizzlies recreation on Jan. 20, 2023.
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“I want you the very best of luck the remainder of the season and continued success,” Sharpe stated, earlier than including what a “privilege” it was to see Ja Morant play “up shut.”

Sharpe then apologized to his family members and Fox household “for any undesirable consideration that I introduced your approach.”

“I’m sorry for all people who noticed my actions and took offense to my actions, I’m sorry,” he stated.

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