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#pounditTuesday, September 29, 2020

Lakers refunding fans for shortened game in San Diego

Steph Curry slips

The Los Angeles Lakers are doing their fans a solid by offering refunds to those who bought tickets for and attended Saturday’s game against the Golden State Warriors in San Diego.

The Lakers-Warriors game was called off with 2:16 left in the third quarter because of unsafe conditions at Valley View Casino Center. The floor was slippery due to a layer of ice for hockey that lay below the basketball surface.

Players on both sides complained about the floor. The Lakers’ Nick Young described it as “dangerous,” while Metta World Peace said it was “not a great floor.”

The Warriors’ Marreese Speights called it “scary” and “terrible.”

Reigning league MVP Stephen Curry even slipped on the court while making a move:

Apparently the fans at the game were chanting for a refund when the game was called off:

Luckily the Lakers heard the concerns and obliged:

It’s a nice gesture by the Lakers — that’s top notch customer service.

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