The intensity of Thursday’s Lakers-76ers game wasn’t confined strictly to the players on the court—though some were involved in the extra-curricular activity.

With about seven minutes left to play, Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony walked directly toward some fans near the court to exchange a few words.

The refs came in and stood in front of Anthony to thwart the spiraling situation, and the fans were kicked out.

It wasn’t clear what the fans said to get Anthony so riled up, but apparently they were calling him “boy” and telling him to “get in the corner boy” and “keep shooting boy.”

Anthony’s teammate LeBron James was involved in a similar situation earlier this season during a game against the Indiana Pacers. The superstar had refs kick out two unruly fans, who faced no other consequences.

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