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Cavs Open Investigation After Fan Pesters Patty Mills With Racist Taunts [Update]

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Spurs point guard Patty Mills was shooting two free throws in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game in Cleveland when TV cameras picked up a fan heckling from the stands. “Hey Jamaican dog, they want their bobsledder back!” the fan yelled. “Hey Mills, Jamaica just called, they want their bobsledder back!”

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According to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon, Cavs security officials are looking into the matter, and trying to determine who yelled at Mills. A Cavs spokesperson confirmed the investigation to ESPN. Mills responded last night and thanked the Twitter user who surfaced the clip.

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Update, 2/27, 11:26 a.m. ET: The fan has been identified and suspended from the Cavs arena indefinitely.

Staff writer, Deadspin

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