WATCH: Wizards assistant coach Mike Batiste lunges at fan following blowout loss to Heat


A scary moment in the NBA happened on Monday night with only seconds left to play in the Wizards-Heat game. An assistant coach for Washington was caught by broadcast cameras, jumping into the stands and charging at a fan, but was grabbed by players before things escalated.

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In the video footage, you can see Wizards assistant Mike Batiste get up from his chair, jump a few rows of seats before almost making contact with the fan before Montrezl Harrell stopped him before he could do so.

Following the incident, Wes Unseld Jr. believed Batiste lost his cool because the fan had said something that was "out of line."

"Obviously, we have to take the high road and just can't indulge in that," Unseld Jr. said. "But, I think it was a situation where something was said that was a bit over the line and I think it got the best of one of our coaches. But, either way, you have to take the high road."

Batiste--a former professional basketball player overseas and is serving as the teams' manager of player development, was eventually walked to the locker room after the incident. It's unclear whether or not Batiste will get punished.

The near-fight would be the most noteworthy moment from a game that saw the Wizards fall behind Miami by as much as 35 points in the second half.

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