Ayesha Curry Says NBA Finals Are 'Absolutely Rigged' After Husband Stephen Curry Is Ejected From Game 6
By Jackie Willis
Ayesha Curry did not sit quietly on the sidelines during Thursday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.
After game six of the NBA Finals -- where her husband, Stephen Curry, was ejected from the game for fouling out -- Ayesha, 27, went on a Twitter rant against the basketball league. "I've lost all respect sorry this is absolutely rigged for money," she wrote. "Or ratings in (sic) not sure which. I won't be silent. Just saw it live sry."
The mother of two later deleted the tweet and apologized for the message. "Tweeted in the heat of the moment because the call was uncalled for," she continued. "I'm okay that we lost... I just can't take people coming at my family for absolutely no reason. Something I don't understand or stand for."
Further explaining her deleted post, she added, "Police racial profiled my father and told him to remove credentials and tried to arrest him. It's been a long night for me. I apologize."
tweeted in the heat of the moment because the call was uncalled for.
Earlier in the day, Ayesha said that some of the Warriors players' families had trouble getting into the Cavaliers' stadium. "Ten minutes until game time and the whole team's families are sitting here on a bus," she tweeted. "They won't let us in yet. Interesting tactic though. Again."
After the game, Ayesha's husband commented on his wife's tweets. "When it comes to Twitter and all that, everybody says stuff where you get caught in the moment," he told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. "After a while, you kind of stand and calm down. Things might not be as you thought. I don't fault her for showing some emotion on Twitter.”
The 28-year-old NBA pro also explained what went down with his father-in-law. "I was just kind of debriefed on what the security thought happened with some guy that poses with fake credentials and gets backstage at a lot of events, the NBA Finals and all that stuff," he said. "They kind of profiled my father-in-law and thought he was him. They threatened to arrest him before they checked out his credentials. It's kind of been an emotional and tough night all the way around.”