Sixers star Mike Scott is a fan favorite for his willingness to engage with fans on social media on a regular basis. It appears engaging with one particular Philly fan in real life went poorly today.
Scott is a longtime Washington Redskins fan and was in South Philly on Sunday to attend the Eagles game at the Linc.
He shared a photo of himself wearing a Redskins jersey prior to heading down to the tailgates.
Rumors of an altercation with an Eagles fan started to appear on Twitter and throughout tailgates around the Linc.
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Then this video surfaced of a physical altercation. It's unclear from the video what exactly is going on or how the altercation began.
A Sixers spokesman issued the following statement: "We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering more information. We will have no further comment at this time."
UPDATE: A longer second video from a different angle has surfaced.
@mikescott on behalf of @Eagles fans and Philadelphia we don't condone this bullshit. You know exactly why this happened and it wasn't because of your jersey pic.twitter.com/p5Wg0NXevZ— Im not from 63rd (@CBeezy_215) September 8, 2019
UPDATE: Scott has since shared this photo from the game so he appears to be having a fine time:
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