NBA star Johni Broome slaps Morgan Freeman’s hand


Actor Morgan Freeman sat courtside to look at Ole Miss tackle Auburn on Saturday and had a run-in with one of many Tigers gamers through the recreation.

Auburn ahead Johni Broome tried to avoid wasting a ball from going out of bounds within the second half of the crew’s 91-77 win over the Rebels. He then felt somebody tug on the again of his jersey, Fox Information experiences.

Broome was intense within the second and slapped Freeman’s hand away, pondering it was simply one other rowdy fan.

He then noticed it was Freeman, who’s an enormous Ole Miss fan and attends many video games, and laughed it off.

“I type of received his hand off,” Broome mentioned after the sport. “I noticed who it was and I’m an enormous film man. I in all probability watched one among his films on the airplane coming right here.

“However I realised it was him and I used to be like, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m an enormous fan. I’m sorry.’ He mentioned, ‘Simply maintain enjoying.’”

Throughout a break, he went again over to Freeman to apologise.

“I’m identical to, ‘I’m sorry, once more,’” he defined. “He mentioned, ‘You all good. Simply maintain enjoying.’ He’s an excellent man. Love him.”

Broome scored 15 factors, grabbed 9 rebounds, dished out seven assists and had three blocks. Tigers teammate Jaylin Williams added 16 factors, 5 rebounds and two assists.

Ole Miss’ Allen Flanigan led all scorers with 20 factors. He had 5 rebounds as effectively. Matthew Murrell had 18 factors with 5 rebounds and three assists.

Auburn improved to 18-4 and Ole Miss fell to 18-4.

This story was revealed by Fox Information and was reproduced with permission