Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 10/23/14

From Cosby Sweaters:

The Oklahoma Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers faced off on Tuesday night in a heated Western Conference battle. Late in the second quarter, with the Thunder leading 44-39, Serge Ibaka tried to get a shot off from the baseline but Caron Butler wasn’t about to let that happen. Butler got up high and swatted Ibaka’s shot out of bounds, however, there was an obstacle. That obstacle was referee Derek Richardson’s face. Richardson took the ball to the face and got knocked down, but like a pro, he was quick to get back on his feet.

10 Comments:
  • Lies.
  • Anyone think he will get fined for that flop?
  • I love the fact that he still made the call... OKC ball!

    Awesome block!
  • why does the headline say "knocked out"?
    looks to me he was knocked down and got right back up?
    guess if the writer had a mouse run across his foot, he would claim to be run over by an elephant?
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