The Brooklyn Nets star said he'd had enough of spectators "treating people like they're in a human zoo."
The Brooklyn Nets made their epic collapse against the last-place Washington Wizards.
The Hall of Famer gave the NBA star an all-time scolding on TNT.
The TNT commentator milked laughs out of his awkward postgame interview with the Brooklyn Nets star.
"Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine," the Brooklyn Nets player told The Athletic on Tuesday.
The basketball team did not name the players in its initial statement.
Before Wednesday's game, the Brooklyn team played an emotional video about the former Los Angeles Laker and others who died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
Protesters slammed the NBA for caving to China.
NBA followers reacted to the jaw-dropping news on Twitter.
The Portland Trail Blazers starting center suffered a gruesome leg injury during a game against the Brooklyn Nets.