Tyler Hansbrough Flagrantly Fouled Dwyane Wade, So Udonis Haslem Retaliated In Kind
The Miami-Indiana series is getting quite chippy. In the second quarter of Game 5, Tyler Hansbrough went a bit too Psycho T on Dwyane Wade in what seemed like a relatively honest, albeit unfortunate, shot block attempt. Udonis Haslem, in an attempt to defend his teammate, brutally struck Hansbrough a few possessions later. Psycho T was unhurt, but the purpose was clear. Here's the Hansbrough foul:
And here's Udonis Haslem retaliating with his ill-intentioned reprisal:
As Steve Kerr noted in the broadcast, both players will most likely receive fines, with Haslem potentially facing a suspension. But the real question is, what would have happened had Metta World Peace committed Haslem's foul? A flagrant two, ejection and definite suspension. Just saying.
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