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Clippers’ Norman Powell films woman harassing him at gym

Los Angeles Clippers guard Norman Powell mentioned he was at a Las Vegas gym when a white woman approached him and advised him he’s “not American.”

The 28-year-old NBA champion documented the incident in an Instagram Live video, even capturing the second the woman in question was handcuffed by police, in accordance with footage obtained by TMZ.

“She came here the first time and was saying she got in a fight,” Powell mentioned throughout the dwell stream. “We advised her to depart out the again. She left, she was gone for about 15, 20 minutes, got here again, staying within the gym calling us un-American, saying we have to return, calling us p—y, a complete bunch of s–t.

Norman Powell filmed a recent incident at a Las Vegas gym, where he was harassed by a woman
Norman Powell filmed a current incident at a Las Vegas gym, the place he was harassed by a woman
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“We was trying to get her to leave and then she was trying to take her pants off and take a s–t or piss on the floor,” he added. “And that’s when we pulled her out like, we can’t have that.”

The woman’s id is unknown as of Wednesday morning.

In a clip from the Instagram Live that has since circulated on Twitter, Powell mentioned: “She came in here earlier talking noise and we sent her away and she came back, talking crazy, saying that we’re not American, which is pretty crazy to me.”

After asking, “How am I not American?” Powell advised the woman, “I was born and raised here [in America]. My decedents is from Africa, yes. But I am American. I was born here.”

The Clippers' Norman Powell in April 2022
The Clippers’ Norman Powell in April 2022
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Once Powell mentioned that the authorities had been referred to as, the woman will be heard within the background saying, “Don’t lie.”

Powell then turned the digital camera to point out one other particular person at the gym, noting the person was on the telephone with the cops in regard to the scenario. The former second-round draft choose additionally knowledgeable the woman that she was being filmed on Instagram Live.

“Dude you know that I come from a family of gamblers,” a woman will be heard saying. “My grandfather paid for my grandmother’s ring and she could barely bend her finger from the diamond… I’m calling your s–t. I’m calling your bluff.”

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Norman Powell filmed a recent incident at a Las Vegas gym, where he was harassed by a woman
The woman in question is apprehended by authorities
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Powell mentioned, “That has nothing to do with what you’re talking about right now,” and repeatedly added, “I do not care.”

When police arrived at the scene, Powell was still filming the woman in what seemed to be the parking zone of the gym. According to footage printed by TMZ, an officer handcuffed the woman whereas she was sitting on the bottom, and detained the woman up towards a police automobile.

“She out here screaming, ‘I can’t breathe’ man,” Powell mentioned. “That is crazy to me.”

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