NBA Gives Harsh Penalties in Detroit Crowd Brawl The NBA has handed down stiff penalties for what some call the worst brawl in the league's history. Commissioner David Stern said the season-long suspension of Indiana Pacers forward Ron Artest and other penalties are meant to prevent another incident like that with the Detroit Pistons Friday.
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NBA Gives Harsh Penalties in Detroit Crowd Brawl

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NBA Gives Harsh Penalties in Detroit Crowd Brawl

NBA Gives Harsh Penalties in Detroit Crowd Brawl

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The NBA has handed down stiff penalties for what some call the worst brawl in the league's history. Commissioner David Stern said the season-long suspension of Indiana Pacers forward Ron Artest and other penalties are meant to prevent another incident like that with the Detroit Pistons Friday.

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