Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Shocks Vs Sparks Basketball Brawl
Candace Parker wanted to focus on all of the good parts of the Los Angeles Sparks' win over the Detroit Shock.
But the people will remember what happened on the last 5 seconds of the basketball game. The brawl erupted with less than five seconds remaining. Four players were ejected and two technicals were called and it all began with the Shock’s Plenette Pierson and the Sparks’ double-ESPY-winning Parker battling for position on a free throw. And what a Shock the team coached by former Pistons Bad Boy Bill Laimbeer was involved.
Parker was one of three players ejected along with Detroit assistant coach Rick Mahorn after an ugly scuffle with 4.6 seconds left in Los Angeles' 84-81 victory.
"To be honest, I don't recall exactly what happened," said Parker, who led Los Angeles with 21 points. "I'll have to watch the tape."