Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo Throw Hands, Start a Brawl During Lakers vs Rockets Game [Video]

Several players of the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets found themselves in a brawl towards the end of Saturday night’s gamme.

via CBS:

Late in the fourth quarter of a close game between the Lakers and the Rockets, Brandon Ingram shoved James Harden from behind after a foul call. It then transpired into what turned out to be the closest thing the NBA has seen to a brawl between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul that we have seen in quite some time with both players throwing punches at one another before Ingram came into the melee to throw a punch himselfTo say the least, this is major. All three players were ejected and it’s obvious that major suspensions will be handed out to all three players. Ingram not only shoved James Harden from behind, but he also proceeded to run into a pile and throw a punch when he wasn’t involved in the squabble between Paul and Rondo.

It appears that Ingram was mad at the referee and took out his frustrations on Harden. It then transpired into something much bigger between Rondo and Paul, two extremely competitive individuals who allowed their emotions to take control of the situation.

We’ll let you know how severe the punishment is for each of these three players, but it’s obviously not looking good for either team, especially the Lakers.

Check out the moment below.

 

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Rondo and CP3 threw hands in Lakers-Rockets brawl. ?? [via @bleacherreport]

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