Fan injured in upper deck fall at Oracle Arena

A fan who fell over a railing from an upper deck of Oracle Arena Sunday after an apparent postgame altercation is being cared for at a nearby hospital, according to a statement issued by arena officials.

The injured man, whose name was not released, fell over a railing and was treated by arena staff and paramedics before being transported to a hospital, the statement said. He was in his 20’s, and an investigation is being conducted by Oakland Police.

The incident occurred following the Warriors’ 93-89 Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. CBS-SF reported the man was in critical but stable condition.

Any witnesses to the incident are encouraged to contact the Oakland Police Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.


Jason Leskiw is SFBay’s Golden State Warriors beat writer. Follow @SFBay and @LeskiwSFBay on Twitter and at SFBay.ca for full coverage of Warriors basketball.