Former Lakers Fan Tony Finau Sits Courtside For Game 2 Of Jazz/Clippers Series
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Los Angeles Lakers fan and PGA Tour golfer Tony Finau sat courtside for Game 2 of the playoff series between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers.
The Jazz hosted the Clippers at Vivint Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Thursday, June 10.
During the game, Finau sat courtside and wore a No. 45 Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz jersey.
Finau, a former Lakers fan, recently changed his NBA allegiance to the Jazz.
Tony Finau: A Utah Jazz Fan
In December 2020, ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Finau was no longer a fan of the Lakers.
Finau is a close friend of new Jazz owner Ryan Smith.
“Thanks @wojespn!! Too good! The @Lakers organization has been great to me and I want to thank them for all the amazing moments over the years. But it’s time to come home! I am excited to be part of an exciting new era in @utahjazz history,” Finau tweeted of his new fandom. “I know that my brother @RyanQualtrics will do everything he can to bring an NBA Championship to our great state! Let’s get it, Utah!! Go Jazz!