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Wizards to offer Raptors' Masai Ujiri huge deal

Wizards to offer Raptors' Masai Ujiri huge deal

The video ends as Raptors veteran Kyle Lowry can be seen leading Ujiri on to the court to celebrate the team's 114-110 NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Video has already surfaced showing Ujiri had his credentials in hand the whole time. Ray Kelly tells the San Francisco Chronicle that Ujiri tried to push past a deputy who then asked for his credential.

Masai Ujiri, the President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors, is reportedly being investigated on suspicion of simple battery of a sheriff's deputy. The outlet notes, however, that National Basketball Association rules specify that "only personnel with specially designated gold armbands were allowed on the court after the conclusion of the game, and it's unclear if Ujiri was wearing one or had one in his possession".

According to NBC Bay Area, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said that the deputy was pushed and struck in the face.

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Ujiri, 48, helped build the Nuggets into contenders before leaving for the Raptors in 2013.

Although an offer worth $10 million annually would place Ujiri among the league's highest-paid executives, The Athletic previously reported that Ujiri's decision likely would not come down to money. "We are working with the Oakland Police Department to file a report and contact witnesses and review video". "Black man with an African accent.cop probably still doesn't believe it", wrote another.

Ujiri had been accused of shoving a police officer twice and striking him in the face after he was stopped from coming onto the Oracle Arena court to join the Raptors' post-game celebration.

When Ujiri allegedly pushed the officer again, Kelly says his arm struck the officer in the jaw.