Georgetown looks to put melee in past
SHANGHAI -- Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he has made peace with the coach of a Chinese basketball team over a bench-clearing brawl and denies the melee carried any political connotations.
Thompson said Saturday that he met with the Bayi Rockets' coach on Friday and they shook hands and chatted about basketball and other matters.
Thompson doesn't believe Thursday's brawl in Beijing had any political overtones. The Rockets are affiliated with China's military, and the fight ...
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