Pacers. Pistons. Palace. Punches. The only thing missing was Ron Artest and a flying beer cup (such a waste).
History was nowhere near repeating itself Saturday night when there was a little violence during the Pacers/Pistons game. Rather than seeing a player dash into the stands after an unruly fan
it was one of the Pistons--Will Bynum--giving Pacers player Tyler Hansbrough a gut punch that caused him to double over.
I have to give the referee a lot of credit for reacting to the incident pretty quick before tempers could flare and things could get out of hand. I don't know if Bynum tried to give this lame excuse on the court, but this is what he said later:
“It wasn’t (done) intentionally but it kind of happened through the
course of the game,” Bynum said in the empty Pistons locker room. “The game was
kind of physical. It was during the heat of the moment."
After reading that I went back and looked at the tape again. For a brief moment I almost believed hi...