If there were any doubts about the character of certain NBA athletes, they should now be laid to rest.
The Pistons/Pacers game yesterday, which ended prematurely due to violence breaking out, was a travesty. Player against player and player against fan, fists flying, objects being thrown... this is not what sports should be about.
Good sportsmanship is not separate from sportsmanship. Athletes are not exempt from the decencies of proper human behavior, and neither are their fans. I trust that fines and expulsions will follow, and rightly so - this kind of behavior is unacceptable, and impressionable young viewers (and older viewers, as well) need to see that this will not be tolerated.
More on this to come, I imagine. (And weren't we just talking about this a few weeks ago?)