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Basketball / Brawl / Suspensions #847360

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The suspension by NBA commissioner David Stern of players involved in the brawl at the basketball game in Madison Square Garden in New York City reported; scenes shown of the fight Saturday night fight.

(New York: Jeremy Schaap) The role of the Knicks coach Isiah Thomas in perhaps precipitating the brawl examined; scenes shown of the melee. [THOMAS - comments on his words to Carmelo Anthony.] [Voice of STERN - comments on his response & on the lack of evidence against Thomas.] [Analyst Stephen A. SMITH†- says Stern won't tolerate alienating the fan base.]

Gibson, Charles;
Schaap, Jeremy

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