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Patrick Beverley explains what happened during the Bucks-Pacers altercation with Fan

Patrick Beverley discussed the incident from the final minutes of the Milwaukee Bucks’ season-ending 120-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers last week, when he threw a basketball at a fan – twice – sitting behind the team bench.

“An unfortunate situation that should never have happened,” Beverley said on the channel Pat Bev podcast. “What I did was bad, and that should never happen. I have to be better and I will get better.”

The Athletics Shams Charania reported the day after the incident that the Pacers fan shouted a rather mild taunt at Beverley as the team broke away from a huddle, referencing the Bucks’ vacation plans as they were about to be eliminated from the playoffs.

“Cancun… Cancun on three,” the fan reportedly said.

However, Beverley said more than those four words were said before he threw the basketball at the fan.

“Let’s just say it was more than ‘Cancun on three,’” Beverley said. ‘Let’s just say it was more than that.

“I’ve been called a lot of things in this league. I haven’t been called that. … The things that were said to me: I could have gotten four or five fans out.”

Beverley also stated that security at Gainbridge Fieldhouse asked him if he wanted the fans kicked out earlier in the game, but he did not want to give them the boot.

“I’m not the guy to get fans kicked out either,” Beverley said.

The 35-year-old Beverley will be an unrestricted free agent this season. If the veteran finds a new NBA home next season, he will likely serve some sort of punishment from the NBA in the form of a suspension and a fine.