Boston Draft Pick Marcus Thornton Gets Beer Poured on Him During Australian Game

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistNovember 25, 2015

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Rooting for your favorite team and heckling opposing players is par for the course for fans when they go to a sporting event. The moment fans get physical (or say something inappropriate), however, they are crossing the line.

Pouring a drink on a player certainly falls under the category of "unacceptable behavior."

During Wednesday's game against the Illawarra Hawks, Sydney Kings guard Marcus Thornton was on the receiving end of an unexpected and unwanted beer shower.

Thornton, a second-round pick by the Boston Celtics in the 2015 NBA draft, slid on the court after losing his footing on a travel and wound up right next to some fans sitting near the baseline.

Unfortunately, one fan didn't know how to behave himself.

Instead of just drinking the beer he paid for, one fan decided to share it with Thornton. And by "share," I mean he poured some on the 22-year-old basketball player's head while he was down on the court. 

“It’s unfortunate, but it is what it is and we move on,” Thornton said, per Fox Sports.

The fan got what he deserved, as he and his companion were escorted out of the arena by security. 

[YouTube, h/t Deadspin]

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