Found May 08, 2012 on Throw The Flag:
A mini brawl broke out during the Chicago Bulls and the Philadelphia 76ers playoff game when Taj Gibson and Elton Brand went for a loose ball. This all went down in front of Chicago’s bench. Elbows were thrown and there may be some suspensions thrown around if David Stern feels the need to. Chicago would be in serious trouble without Gibson, Noah, and Rose.
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  • I applaud my BULLS! show some toughness and at least take this series to 7, but in all honesty Philly shouldn't even be in the same gym with you guys!And the fight was not that serious, you guys the media make something out of nothing waaaay too much! just stop it!
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