June 7, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; A fan holds up a sign for Miami Heat forward LeBron James (not pictured) during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics in game six of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. The Miami Heat won 98-79. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

Boston Celtics fan stabbed by Miami Heat fan after Game 6 of the ECF

A Miami Heat fan has been accused of stabbing a Boston Celtics fan following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Boston.

Boston Police are searching for a Miami Heat fan accused of stabbing a Celtics fan after Thursday night’s game.

Witnesses say a group of Miami Heat and Celtics fans poured into an alleyway by the TD Garden and one of the Heat fans stabbed a Celtics fan with a switch blade-like knife.

Police arrived on scene and found the 22-year-old man with a stab wound on his right thigh. He was then rushed to the hospital.

via MSNBC.com

This is the second time in these playoffs that there was an incident involving fans after a game. After Game 5 of the series between the Thunder and Lakers, there was a shooting in Oklahoma City causing the city to shutdown Thunder Alley.

The Heat and Celtics will play Game 7 tonight in Miami.

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