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Wizards player John Wall escorted off a plane in Vegas after ‘verbal altercation’

For Wizards player John Wall, what happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas.

After spending the holiday weekend with his “dawgs,” the NBA star was headed back to Washington on Tuesday afternoon via an American Airlines flight when a verbal altercation broke out inside the aircraft between the Wall camp and an unnamed passenger, as first reported by TMZ.

The flight crew grew concerned and contacted the police stationed at McCarran International Airport to have Wall and friends removed, according to Michael Rodriguez, a public information officer in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

“All we were there to do was facilitate that,” said Rodriguez. No arrests were made. The officers on the scene deemed that no crime had been committed, but Wall and Co. were removed from the flight “without incident” and did not rejoin the commercial flight, added Rodriguez.

The Washington Wizards had no comment about the oral kerfuffle.  John Wall also had no comment, as reported by Washington Post sports reporter Jorge Castillo.

Rodriguez did not know what the argument was about and how many complaining passengers were involved. But it as it turns out, escorting people off of planes is no biggie in Vegas. That type of thing happens every day, multiple times a day.

“There’s nothing remarkable or notable about this case,” said Rodriguez. Except of course for Wall’s name.