Person hit by Steph Curry’s mouthguard during Cavs-Warriors Game 6 speaks out

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CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shakes hands with Andrew Forbes, son of Cavaliers minority owner Nate Forbes, after throwing his mouthguard in the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, Ohio– The Cavaliers fan hit by Steph Curry’s mouthguard during Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland is now speaking out.

Andrew Forbes, who is the son of Cavs minority owner Nate Forbes, was the person hit when Curry tossed his mouthpiece after being tossed from the game. Curry apologized after it happened and they shook hands.

Forbes told show host Gary Vaynerchuk, “His mouthpiece hit me in the face and he was actually very polite.”  He also told ESPN‘s Tom Haberstroh, “It’s all good. It just hit me, and I was like, ‘Who? What?’ I was just cheering, being a fan. I don’t even know where he was throwing it. … He was good about it.”

The NBA fined Curry $25,000 for throwing his mouthguard.

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