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NBA Hands Down Record Suspensions for Brawl

NBA Commissioner David Stern hands down some of the toughest penalties in league history for a brawl in Detroit between pro basketball players and fans. Ron Artest of the Indiana Pacers was suspended for the rest of the season. A total of nine players were sanctioned. Hear NPR's Tom Goldman.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.
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