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K.J. McDaniels' Mom Goes to 76ers Games to Root for Her Son and Only Her Son

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistDecember 22, 2014

via @JEichenblatt

Nobody can ever say that K.J. McDaniels' mother doesn't support her son. However, she doesn't appear to be a huge fan of the rest of the Philadelphia 76ers.

McDaniels' first season in the NBA hasn't gone well from a team perspective given that the 76ers are 3-23. Watching a team lose on a nightly basis can be tough for fans, but it's even tougher for the players' family.

At this point in the season, some family members are only at the games to root for their loved one, not the team. That appears to be the case with McDaniels' mother.

During the 76ers' matchup against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, one fan provided live updates on McDaniels' mother throughout the game.

Jordan @JEichenblatt

A 76ers family member across from me. She keeps booing the 76ers and yelling "pass the ball to my son" sparkly boots. http://t.co/2iIJugaY5V

Jordan @JEichenblatt

76ers yelling family member update. She is now yelling. "DONT YOU DARE PASS THAT BALL. DONT PASS THE BALL."

Jordan @JEichenblatt

It's KJ McDaniels mom. Her trying to coach the team from 11 rows up is better than the actual game. @Michael_Levin

Jordan @JEichenblatt

Now an arena officer is now talking to her. This is fantastic. http://t.co/1cV1Nte345

Jordan @JEichenblatt

She's showing him her ticket. She's yelling THATS MY SON THATS MY SON. A 76ers rep from bench walking up to help now.

Jordan @JEichenblatt

Situation all cleared up. She is now booing the guy shooting a half court shot for a $50 gift card.

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now she's gone. And an Orlando Magic ticket rep is apologizing to Magic family behind her. http://t.co/bXo0osbhX0

Jordan @JEichenblatt

shirt says KJ in bedazzled letters. She's now being escorted somewhere. 3 rows from bench. Yelling "play better." http://t.co/8alU7WqBAg

Jordan @JEichenblatt

So sad she got escorted into the tunnels below stands. Because KJ just committed a foul.

Jordan @JEichenblatt

She's back! But she is 5 rows back. http://t.co/mLCunfCzO9

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Michael Carter Williams with a huge fast break dunk and she is BOOING AND YELLING PASS THE BALL

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Vucevic at free throw line. She is yelling HURRY UP. 2 sixers fans near her cheering her on.

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She has stopped yelling and begun taking selfies with fans. I'm headed over there. http://t.co/tNfVKBWgmi

Jordan @JEichenblatt

GUYS I GOT THE SELFIE http://t.co/tT1jRh1HkF

Oh, and Philadelphia won the game. McDaniels had nine points and five rebounds in the 76ers' 96-88 victory.

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