In modern-era basketball games, especially in the NBA, the players avoid getting into physical brawls. Although this was a very common sight before 1990 in the league. The American league are known to be full of adrenaline, excitement and enthusiasm, this has often led players to lose their temper, be it in NFL or MLS. Not so surprisingly, the NBA is no exception.
In this article, we will take a look at the Top 5 Fights in NBA History that has led to extreme brawls between two tights-
5. Kobe Bryant vs Chris Childs (Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 2000)
These were the days when Kobe Bryant started stamping his authority on other players in the NBA and Chris Child was one of them. While LA Lakers locked horns against New York Knicks, it was the former team who were attacking in the paint, wherein Kobe Bryant was struck 2 devastating MMA punches by Chris Childs.
It was a matter of time when the 22-year-old Kobe lost his cool and rushed onto Childs to knock him, but by that time referee and officials came running in to stop Kobe. It took him, 2 referees, to cling onto Bryant to stop him from moving further.