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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, December 9, 2004

Players and Fans Charged in NBA Brawl

Nba_logoFive players and five fans were charged with assault and battery for their roles in the infamous brawl that took place during an NBA game in Detroit a few weeks ago.  The misdemeanor charges carry up to 3 months' imprisonment and a $500 fine.  One fan who was charged with felony assault for throwing a chair faces up to four years in prison.  To listen to the NPR story, click here.  [Mark Godsey]

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