Discussion

Palace dispute occurred before Game 3

Updated: June 14, 2004, 7:31 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Police are investigating a confrontation between Karl Malone and a fan who says the Lakers' forward poked him in the face before Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

In a dispute shown repeatedly on national television, the man was at the edge of the court during Los Angeles' layup drill before Thursday night's game, won by the Detroit Pistons 88-68.

Malone, a 19-year NBA veteran and the league's second-leading career scorer, said Friday that the fan had obviously ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES