LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers had been looking for their first win the season at their opener at Staples Center on Saturday evening. It did not come. Instead, the now Zero-2 Lakers bought embroiled in a brawl that may actually finish in suspensions. The altercation started when James Harden drove to the rim within the fourth quarter with roughly four:00 minutes left. A foul is named on the play, which angers Brandon Ingram. He instantly lashes out by pushing Harden within the again, inflicting a brief altercation between the 2 males with a referee between them.
As Ingram walks away, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul get right into a battle their very own. After the actual fact, Paul claimed that Rondo spit on him, sparking the altercation. In the video although, the very first thing that may be seen is Paul placing his finger in Rondo’s face. Rondo responds by hitting Paul with a clear two-piece as gamers from each groups rush to interrupt it up. Paul finally ends up sneaking in a pair punches his personal as nicely. Then, Ingram doubles again and throws a sneak hit in himself that catches Paul within the face earlier than LeBron grabs CP and pushes him to security. Rondo, Ingram, and Paul had been all ejected, and the Lakers ended up dropping 125-115.