HomeNews WireInsane Protester Attaches Herself to Basket During Minnesota Timberwolves Playoff Game Mike April 17, 2022 For the second time in less than a week, a protester has caused a delay during an NBA basketball game. A woman chained herself to the basket during the second quarter of a playoff game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Memphis Grizzlies. Security was unable to get her unchained and she was physically removed from the arena. 😳😳😳 (via @D_Schandy24) pic.twitter.com/WBiv26NR8I — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 16, 2022 According to a report from Evan Barnes of The Commercial Appeal, this protest was related to the one that took place in the same arena last Tuesday. “Per the Grizzlies: The protestor is being removed from the building after she was escorted off the floor,” Barnes tweeted. “She’s connected to the previous protest at the Timberwolves play-in game and wore a ‘Glen Taylor Roasts Animals Alive’ shirt as she chained herself to the basket.” According to USA Today, the woman also threw flyers all over the court. Per the Grizzlies: The protestor is being removed from the building after she was escorted off the floor. She’s connected to the previous protest at the Timberwolves play-in game and wore a “Glen Taylor Roasts Animals Alive” shirt as she chained herself to the basket. — Evan Barnes〽️ (@evan_b) April 16, 2022 With 3:34 remaining in the second quarter, play was stopped while the Timberwolves were shooting free throws. This was to remove the woman protesting on the other end of the court. A fan was escorted off after attempting to glue themselves to the floor during the Clippers-Timberwolves Play-in Game pic.twitter.com/RreK0kjPSG — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 13, 2022 Other tweets surfaced, claiming it was an animal rights protest. It was an animal rights protester https://t.co/4XQWB195mK pic.twitter.com/0RwAxNdgy7 — Direct Action Everywhere (@DxEverywhere) April 13, 2022 Remember when sports were a fun "escape" from all of the things we take too seriously in the real world? Those days are long gone.