Somehow, Batum wasn’t thrown out of the game. And his explanation for why he decided to assault Juan Carlos Navarro is, uh, something.
This response is reminiscent of an infamous Dave Cowens quote from a 2007 Bill Simmons column: “Now, our seats were at midcourt, so this happened right in front of us and nearly caused me to pee my pants — as Cowens was running, he snapped and suddenly charged Newlin like a free safety, bodychecked him at full speed (much, MUCH harder than Horry’s foul on Nash) and sent poor Newlin careening into the press table at about 35 mph. Then he turned to the same ref and screamed, ‘NOW THAT’S A F———- FOUL!’”
- President Trump has given House Republicans an ultimatum: Pass their health care bill Friday or he will move on to other issues.
- FBI agents posed as filmmakers to talk to armed militia during a standoff in Nevada, then used the footage against two men on trial in federal court.
- The suspect in the London terror attack near Parliament, who was killed by police, has been identified as 52-year-old Khalid Masood.
- A lawsuit has been filed against a renowned UC Berkeley professor who allegedly sexually harassed and assaulted a former student and employee.