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Found November 03, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:

Via The NBA Mistress:

Steve Blake is often noted to have a quiet temper, but during the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night, that temper came flying out when he had a heated exchange with what seems to be a fan after he fouled out of the game late in the fourth quarter. The chirping begins around the 45-second mark.

You can only catch a glimpse of Metta World Peace’s face, but even he seems a bit shocked by the words coming out of Blake’s mouth.

H/T Beyond The Buzzer

  • Bush League, if he's a real pro he shouldn't care what a fan has to say/ When you start listening to the fans you'll soon find yourself sitting with them.
  • Bush League?! Not a smart choice but one small mental/emotional mistake does not make you bushleague. His past behavior can attest to that. Steve Blake has been a class individual and this does not wipe all that away. Besides, even a fan paying to watch a sporting contest does have limits...we may disagree on those boundaries but there are boundaries on fan behavior and speech.
  • The player should always take the high road. If a fan gets stupid all the playere has to do is have security toss his sorry ass.
  • Have you EVER played sports before? Until we know what was said by the fan I don't want to hear anything about BUSH LEAGUE! Blake has been nothing but a professional throughout his career (as far as I know)..... You don't EVER hear his name or read bad stories about this family man!....
  • are you sure you don't mean steve nash
    lakers look better with steve blake on court
  • It's called having "rabbit ears!" Blake should consider himself darn lucky he's even on an NBA roster. LAL have the worst bench in the NBA and did little to improve on what they had last year. The Lakers losing will become a habit for them this season as long as Kobe refuses to pass the torch and the ball. Kobe is, and always has been, a terrible teammate because he is so self-servingand selfish.
  • Kobe's passing or lack thereof has absolutely NOTHING to do with the Lakers losing. Not sure if you are watching the games and know anything at all about basketball...or because the Lakers are losing, you are going to harp on something negative about their biggest star. People can hate Kobe til death, but he has been playing great basketball in there first 3 games. The offense, defense and bench are what is killing them...all the while Kobe is deferring to Howard most of the game...but people still pull "perception" out of their butts.
  • Not crazy about heckling, but when u're playing in demanding cities like L.A., N.Y., Chicago, and u're playing lousy, players can expect this. Only thing is I wish the fan would have gone after other players like Kobe and WorldPeace for some of their lousy play. Now, if the Lakers were playing great then that fan would have kept his mouth shut.
  • What Kobe lousy play? He is averaging 30 pts a game while shooting 60% form the field...all while trying to get Howard and Nash involved. Again, another person harping on Kobe just because. And World Peace hasn't been playing THAT bad....not to defend him, but no one player deserves anything negative on this Laker team. They have all contributed to not being collectively good on defense and confused on offense. Blaming any one person is silly.
  • I love some of these responses "he's lucky to be in the league". "he is bush league", etc, etc. I really hate how people act like players aren't allowed to be emotional or have a back and forth with a fan. And if they do, depending on WHO they are, people make comments like the ones made here. Like Steve Blake can't say anything to anyone ever, because he is Steve Blake. All the while, no one here knows nothing about what lead to the exchange, but the player, because of who he is is judged, because you know, fans can't be wrong, because they in some way "own" players....because they pay for tickets. All I know is that Steve Blake deserves to be in the NBA because he put in the work to get there...so who are we to judge him because of this one situation. We shouldn't even care that much, but, for whatever reason, people so. Anyway, back to more important things...
  • I dont care the Lakers 0-3
    I just wish Kobe would stop with the jersey in his mouth Odyssey
  • anyone on the same team as KOBE deserves everything he gets.....
  • I agree with Tbuck111, those players deserve what they get playing with KOBE....yeah, like 5 championships!!!
  • Why is everyone on Kobes' back? He had nothing to do with this. For that matter, what's the big deal and who cares what the fan might have said!

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