He brandished a weapon.
He also spit in the face of the Commish by posing for pictures with his fingers in a gun-shape right after being reprimanded.
He’s an idiot, and had it coming.
Other than Manute Bol, in recent years the NBA has been nothing more than a showcase for athletically gifted, but morally bankrupt thugs.
And I look at it in more simplistic terms - if they weren’t getting huge salaries from their respective teams, what would they be doing for a living (with no real education to speak of)?
My guess is - nothing, except taking up space in the local county lockup.