A young fan reported to be “in his 30s” died inside the stadium at the Sacramento Kings-New Orleans Pelicans game on Monday night.
The tragedy occurred during the first quarter of the NBA contest at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. The man received medical attention, but to no avail.
“EMS immediately responded and administered CPR,” the Kings said in a statement. “Tragically, these efforts were unsuccessful, and the guest passed away.
“The organization offers its deepest condolences to the guest’s family and loved ones.”
“As a team, we give our condolences to the passing,” said Kings forward Keegan Murray, who was informed of the incident involving the fan during the game. “Obviously, I want to tell all of our guys that. Hopefully, the family is being taken care of.”
The Kings lost the game 127-117.