Word on the Street

Basketbrawl (ba’-skut-brahl) noun. When two or more players and/or fans engage in a fight during a basketball game.

Usage example:Did you see last night’s basketbrawl between Greg Ostertag and Zydrunas Ilgauskas? God, they’re pussies.

Word history: First used during the 2004-2005 NBA season to describe the riot that broke out between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons after a fan threw a beer at Ron Artest.

Pussies.

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Labels: Greg Ostertag / Zydrunas Ilgauskas / Ron Artest / Indiana Pacers / Detroit Pistons / 2004-05 NBA Season / NBAWord on the Street

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