NBA  > General NBA  > ESPN's Chris Broussard believes in letting the NBA boys have at it NASCAR style !
May 24, 2011, 04:48 PM
Week after week NASCAR media and fans are looking for the next payback, the next hit at 200 miles mph which usually ends up with a car flying through the air, into a fence or worse yet in flames.

The NASCAR "payback" occurs when drivers feel they have been wrecked on purpose by another team, this action produces a reaction that's backed up by the unwritten NASCAR rule of "have at it boys" in other words is ok to wreck them back.

Maybe that's the rule that should be implemented by the NBA, Chris Broussard appears to believe there is just too many fouls called of the -flagrant variety- by referees.

I Wonder if JJ Barea's ribs have a different point of view.

Maybe next season the NBA can have their own NASCAR style "have at it boys" so they can solve their on court problems themselves rather than by referees.

Maybe JJ Barea should be practicing the elbow to the head and knee to the groin move just in case a Laker, any Laker, gets in his way next year.

That should be a fair payback.

The NBA may soon find out (if the cheap shots continue) that the neck or head are a very vulnerable areas on a human being.

Have at it boys may be ok in NASCAR but in the NBA someone could really get hurt, yes Mr. Broussard the NBA does need to closely monitor players emotions.

As my mother said, "is all fun and games until someone pokes their eye"

As always this is a fans opinion and from what I understand everybody has one and I thank God for that.

Enough said.
May 25, 2011  08:25 AM ET

comments please

May 25, 2011  02:44 PM ET

Boys have at it in Nascar never has resulted in another driver being injured badly.

Can you imagine if a retaliation resulted in not just a car getting beat up but the other driver actually sustaining an injury keeping him out of races for a while?

Same for MLB...a guy beans you, another team mate beans him.

In the NBA, it is harder to get back at a guy.

May 27, 2011  12:50 PM ET

As my mother said, "is all fun and games until someone pokes their eye"


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