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Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans [Updates]

Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgated at a Phillies game, for whatever reason.

Today, Scott went down to an organized tailgate for the Eagles’ home opener. One issue: He’s a Washington fan.

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Still, he plays for the Sixers. Things would be fine, right?

Rumors hit late morning that Scott was involved in an altercation. Just before gametime, an account tweeted and quickly deleted a Snapchat video of a fight. It shows a person, dressed exactly as Scott is in that earlier photo, briefly fighting what appears to be two other people. Football season is back, baby!

A Philadelphia police source said no reports have been made at time of publication. Just a little fight between a Sixers player and some Philly sports fans. You know, the usual. After kickoff, Scott shared a photo from his seat, so he seems to be doing okay:

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Update (3:21 p.m. ET): The Sixers released a statement:

We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering more information. We will have no further comment at this time.

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Update (7:24 p.m. ET): Here’s a longer video that includes the leadup to the tailgate skirmish.

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