Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; NBA TV analyst Rick Fox before game five of the 2014 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
20. Christie Uppercut: One of the most memorable moments in Kings history happened in one of the most mundane games the Kings could of played. No matter the magnitude of the game, there was always bad blood between the Kings and Lakers in the early 2000s.
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This case it happened in a preseason game in the very beginning minutes of the first quarter. As Doug Christie was defending Rick Fox, Christie caused the offensive foul as he took an elbow from Fox. Once getting up Fox shoved Christie in the face, and after that the famous uppercut was displayed by Christie, which took the fight up in storms.
Both were ejected from the game, but the fight continued in the tunnel where the Kings bench cleared, which resulted in another tussle between Vlade Divac and Shaquille O’Neal (who was in his flannel pajama suit) who was sidelined that game with a toe injury.
In an irrelevant game where it seemed not many fans even showed up at the Staple Center happened one of the most epic fights in Kings history. Kings were able to hang on and win 93-88.