Published: Sunday 10 June, 2018

Basketball Fan Stabbed to Death Because of Warriors’ NBA Victory

While Golden State Warriors fans celebrated their team’s NBA Finals victory, a family in Zamboanga City is mourning their kin’s death. The basketball fan was stabbed to death because of the NBA Finals result.

According to GMA News, two cousins watching Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cavaliers had a heated argument because Golden State’s victory. This led Henry Macapili to punch his cousin, Marvic Macotocruz.

Macotocruz then went home to get a knife and attacked Macapili, who died from a stab wound in the stomach. Another cousin was also injured when he tried to intervene.

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The suspect immediately surrendered to the authorities and is now detained at the local police station. Marvic Macotocruz said he regrets killing his cousin and he is ready to face the consequences.

The report did not say which of the cousins supported the Warriors or the Cavaliers.

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Warriors or Cavaliers? (Getty Images)