Found March 07, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
Sergie Ibaka was left with a bloody tongue and a smile after he took a nasty elbow on the chin from Amar’e Stoudemire during the Thunder and Knicks game Thursday night. The elbow definitely didn’t look intentional, but maybe Blake Griffin called in a favor? The result. [Bleacher Report, @jose3030] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Oklahoma City Thunder: Serge Ibaka Should Be Suspended For Punching Blake Griffin

  Rarely does the NBA make the same mistake twice. However they just have, on their disciplinary decision regarding Serge Ibaka and his run-in with Blake Griffin. Run-in is a nice way of saying, purposely and with malice, punching Griffin in his lower region. The first mistake came by not ejecting Ibaka, even after reviewing the incident during the game and second, in not suspending...

Blake Griffin sends tremendous tweet about Serge Ibaka’s nut shot

Many different people have shared their opinions on Serge Ibaka’s groin chop on Blake Griffin, including those who felt Ibaka unfairly avoided suspension. Kobe Bryant gave a typical Kobe response, and Dwight Howard joked about it, of course. But the person with the best reaction of all was Griffin, who was on the receiving end of the shot from Ibaka. Griffin sent the following...

Serge Ibaka gets elbowed by Amare Stoudemire in the mouth (Video)

In the first quarter of Thursday night's Oklahoma City Thunder/New York Knicks game, Thunder forward Serge Ibaka took a shot from New York's Amare Stoudemire on the chin.As Stoudemire tried to back Ibaka down, Amare inadvertently whacked him in the face and sent the OKC big man down for a period of time:

Amare Stoudemire Experiencing Soreness in Both Knees

The Knicks have Amare on a 30 minute playing time limit, but it doesn’t seem to be helping, because his knees are starting to fail him again. Stoudemire did not participate in Saturday’s shoot around due to soreness in both of his knees. Stoudemire has had a history of knee ailments. He missed the first two months of the season while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his...

Stoudemire needs knee surgery

Amare Stoudemire needs surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss six weeks, a stunning blow to the New York Knicks as they chase the Atlantic Division title. Stoudemire, who had been playing well off the bench, will have the procedure to remove tissue this week, the Knicks said Saturday before their game against the Utah Jazz. Stoudemire missed the first 30 games after...

Amar'e Stoudemire to undergo knee surgery and miss six weeks

Amar'e Stoudemire felt a little soreness in his knee and missed Saturday morning's shootaround to get an MRI which later revealed that he needs surgery on his right knee and will most likely miss the rest of the regular season and into part of the playoffs. He has elected to have the knee debridement surgery sometime this week. The injury comes just when the New York Knicks...

Blake Griffin shocked by Serge Ibaka fine

The Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin took what will probably be noted as the shot of the year when the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Serge Ibaka punched him in the groin. We’ve all seen it, winced and wondered out loud why Ibaka was not ejected with a flagrant-2 foul. The NBA upon further review decided simply to fine Ibaka $25, 0000 in lieu of suspending him for a game or two...

Blake Griffin with a clever response to Ibaka hit

Blake Griffin needs to be applauded for finding the humor in the dirty flangrant-2 foul that was delivered to him by Serge Ibaka the other night. While the NBA hit him with a hefty fine, Griffin wisely kept quiet until early Wednesday morning when he decided to get creative with a message from his future self: Kid Blake: Who are you? Future Blake: you from the future… Don’t listen...

Serge Ibaka Gets $25,000 Fine But No Suspension for Groin Hit on Blake Griffin

NEW YORK — Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area during Sunday’s game. NBA executive vice president for basketball operations Stu Jackson announced the fine Tuesday. The league also upgraded the flagrant foul 1 Ibaka was given for hitting Griffin as the two battled for position...

Serge Ibaka fined $25k, not suspended for hitting Blake Griffin in the groin

Is there a double standard in the NBA regarding fouls, suspensions, and fines?  Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers thinks so.  After the league handed out a $25,000 fine to Serge Ibaka for his groin shot to Blake Griffin, the league has been speaking out.  LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both think Ibaka should have been suspended.If you didn't see the punch, check...

Lebron James Calls Out The NBA Via Twitter For Not Suspending Ibaka

Lebron James has taken ire with the League’s decision to not suspend Serge Ibaka for his groin hit on Blake Griffin in Sunday’s game. Ibaka was instead just fined $25,000 after his actions were upgraded to a level 2 foul after review. The punishment, or lack thereof led to a backlash on social media with many scratching their head over the lenient ruling. Lebron James himself...

Serge Ibaka Blocks Dwight Howard’s Dunk Attempt

The Thunder didn’t waste any time setting the defensive tone for Tuesday night’s game against the Lakers as Serge Ibaka shut down Dwight Howard’s potential poster dunk.

Lebron unhappy with ‘groin altercation’ verdict from league

Lebron James spoke out on twitter about his displeasure with the NBA’s ruling to not suspend Serge Ibaka for the nut shot he delivered to Blake Griffin. Nice restraint with the “groin altercation” choice of wording, LeBron. So explain to me the difference? My teammate gets a 1 game suspension and 150k+ taking away from him for his groin altercation #strangetome — LeBron James...

New York Knicks Weekly Bench Report – March 7th Edition

This was certainly an entertaining past week of basketball for these Knicks since the last bench report. Since my last installment of my bench report, the Knicks saw wins against the Wizards, Cavs, and their latest coming last night against the dreadful Detroit Pistons. Their only loss coming in their Sunday matinee game against the Heat, a game they very much could, and should have...
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