);
Denver Nuggets

Fan returns ball Kyrie Irving threw into Denver Nuggets crowd to Jamal Murray

jamal-murray-110818-ftr-getty.jpg
Jamal Murray (NBA Getty Images)

The ball that Kyrie Irving threw into the crowd after Jamal Murray's career performance earlier this week? It's back in Murray's possession.

Prior to Denver's game against Brooklyn on Friday, a young Nuggets fan gave the ball back to the Canadian and received some cool gear in return.

The ball ended up in the crowd when Murray broke one of the league's unwritten rules by taking a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of Denver's 115-107 win over the Celtics in an attempt to reach 50-plus points.

Irving told reporters after the game that he felt disrespected by Murray's shot attempt because "you just don't do that in the NBA."

"So," Irving continued, "your career-high ball goes in the stands."

Unfortunately for Irving, not only did Murray get the ball back, the league fined him $25,000 for his actions.

More from NBA.com

Domantas Sabonis vs. the Nuggets
Sabonis makes history as Indy win in Denver
Yash Matange
nba-power-rankings-ftr.jpg
How many spots did the Raptors rise?
Kyle Irving
#DeRozan
DeRozan powers Spurs past Heat
Benyam Kidane
curry-ftr.jpg
Report: Curry 'targeting' Mar. 1 return date
Kyle Irving
getimage.ashx-71.jpeg
Players reportedly available for trade
Scott Rafferty
mlk-day-ftr.jpg
Best NBA moments on MLK Day
Kyle Irving
More News