These 10 NBA Rivalries Were Downright Nasty

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Leave it on the floor. It’s all part of the game. No harm, no foul. You’ve heard many times how the intensity of a game can heighten emotions and anger but really doesn’t get too personal or travel beyond the lines.


Well, not always. Or do you buy the idea Carmelo Anthony waited by the Celtics’ bus a few weeks ago to help Kevin Garnett with his bags?


Those two breakfast buddies met Thursday for the first time since KG put Honey Nut Cheerios on the menu and caused Melo to flip out. Bad blood ensued, and you wonder how these All-Star teammates will coexist next month in Houston. How genuinely will they root for one another in that game? When it’s time to bump fists, will Melo accidently aim high? Oh, the possibilities.



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