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It's Always Good To Have Shaq On Your Side During A Fight

11/13/08 in NBA   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect



During the Suns/Rockets game on Wednesday night, a full scale brawl was started by Ron Arte...wait, Artest wasn't involved? You sure about that? Well, I guess there's a first time for everything.

Anyway, Matt Barnes, who I very much enjoyed for his awesome cheap shots during his Warriors days, decided to go out of his way to thump Rafer Alston when the Suns were down by 19 in the third. Alston naturally didn't care very much for that. Pretty soon Steve Nash ran into the mix for some strange reason, and promptly wound up getting shoved to the ground by T-Mac.

T-Mac of course quickly learned that it's not wise to mess with anyone who's a teammate of Shaq's, because he nearly got launched into the first row by the Big Cactus.

And if you're wondering where Artest was, no he was not comatose. He actually remained on the bench the whole time.

In the end Alston and Barnes got ejected, and Nash, T-Mac, and Shaq all got technicals. You'd have to figure a few suspensions will be handed out here, which should fit in well with Shaq's yearly plan to sit out about 35 games.  
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1/7/09   |   gosaliavicky

(Edited by gosaliavicky)

good luck

12/13/08   |   riteshkangokar

12/7/08   |   pyinmyintsan

11/13/08   |   streetballer123   |   3529 respect

Shaq should have been ejected from that game. I mean..come on...3 pushes!?
(one of mcgrady, another on yao, and the last one on alston?)
He clearly wasn't helping the situation

11/13/08   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

kantwistaye wrote:
Somebody needs to do a Yao Ming "Greatest" Highlights blog... you got this fight, the dunk/shove, Yao getting dunked on by Kobe, and the missed attempted dunk earlier this year... good stuff

Not to mention also the blocked dunk by 5'9 Nate Robinson. I think you have given me an idea for when I want to procrastinate tonight instead of doing my Contemporary Business Analysis class (it is as fun as it sounds)

11/13/08   |   kantwistaye   |   4214 respect

Jubanator14 wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI17LRp7YGU

He pushed a guy in the Olympics....after getting dunked on.

Somebody needs to do a Yao Ming "Greatest" Highlights blog... you got this fight, the dunk/shove, Yao getting dunked on by Kobe, and the missed attempted dunk earlier this year... good stuff

11/13/08   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

kantwistaye wrote:
Oh Yao... you delicate, fragile flower.  I want to see Yao get truly angry once. 
(Edited by Jubanator14)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI17LRp7YGU

He pushed a guy in the Olympics....after getting dunked on.

11/13/08   |   kantwistaye   |   4214 respect

Jubanator14 wrote:
Well T-Mac pushed Nash who was slipping as he went in their to break it up. Watch it again and pay close attention to Yao and tell me that you don't just laugh out loud at the way Yao falls down.

Oh Yao... you delicate, fragile flower.  I want to see Yao get truly angry once. 

11/13/08   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

kantwistaye wrote:
Shaq is such a b****.  7 foot 350 pounds and shoving people from behind.  You're the biggest guy on the court, be a man.

Well T-Mac pushed Nash who was slipping as he went in their to break it up. Watch it again and pay close attention to Yao and tell me that you don't just laugh out loud at the way Yao falls down.

11/13/08   |   kantwistaye   |   4214 respect

Shaq is such a b****.  7 foot 350 pounds and shoving people from behind.  You're the biggest guy on the court, be a man.

11/13/08   |   Boski93   |   375 respect

Wow that is the most active I have seen Shaq be on the floor in a long while.

11/13/08   |   uptown7010

I liked how Shaq just moved the whole crowd. A good way to break up a fight. Nobody is gonna fight the strongest man in the building.