Is Kristina Pink OK? Video shows NBA reporter collapse after post-game interview
NBA reporter Kristina Pink suffered a violent fall following her postgame interview with Clippers star, Amir Coffey. On Sunday, the Clippers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 106-93, largely due to the efforts of Coffey. Following the game,the Los Angeles Clippers sideline reporter conducted on-court interview with Coffey.
After asking the final question, the reporter went to take a step, but her feet went airborne before she slammed back to the ground, taking a nasty face first fall onto the court. Fortunately, Pink did not appear to endure any serious injury after the reporter's fall on the wet court post her interview with Amir Coffey.
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“Clippers are winners” pic.twitter.com/0HhlfB8iCV— billy 🌍👨🏾🚀 (@WillJordanMusic) January 10, 2022
In the clip that is shared on Twitter, Pink had just finished up a post-win chat with Amir Coffey, when she lost her balance and went crashing to the floor. Pink’s crash to the floor was heard loud and clear through her microphone. Several people, including Coffey rushed to see if Pink was OK. The NBA reporter laughed it off and continued to be working following the incident.
Is Kristina Pink OK?
The reporter, Kristina Pink, later tweeted that she was fine and explained that water was the culprit of the slip. She wrote on her twitter, "For everyone asking, I'm ok. There was water on the court..Appreciate all the messages." A post-game celebration on the court was the cause of her fall.
For everyone asking, I’m ok ❤️ There was water on the court... Appreciate all the messages.— Kristina Pink (@Kristina_Pink) January 10, 2022
After the game, Clippers teammates Reggie Jackson and Terance Mann celebrated the win by dousing Coffey in water, leaving a puddle on the court. Pink who was wearing high heels on the hardwood couldn't stand properly due to the water and she fell onto the court face-first.
Cool off the hot Coffey! 💦 pic.twitter.com/tv76ssXPaI— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) January 9, 2022
On a positive side, the longtime NBA and NFL sideline reporter, Pink filled in as the game analyst for the Clippers TV broadcast on Saturday afternoon and she drew positive reviews for her coverage, especially from head coach Ty Lue.
Meanwhile, Coffey matched his career-high in points and Serge Ibaka added 16 to lead the Clippers, who remain without injured duo Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.