The Eastern Conference Semifinals series between the Pacers and Heat has been chippy in every game, with Danny Granger tussling with either LeBron James of Dwyane Wade in each of the last three games. James called Granger's actions "stupid" prior to Game 5 in Miami, but the rough play hit a high point in the first half and it was not Granger, but Tyler Hansbrough who was at the center of it. Hansbrough came down hard with both arms on a drive to the hoop by Wade, catching him across the face and drawing blood. Hansbrough was assessed a Flagrant 1 for the hard foul.
Shortly thereafter, Udonis Haslem dished out some old-school retaliation by absolutely hammering Hansbrough. Haslem caught him with both arms and was clearly not going for the ball in a retaliatory move for his bloodied teammate. Luckily for Miami, he was assessed only a Flagrant 1 and was not ejected. Videos of both fouls after the jump.
Video of Hansbrough's flagrant on Wade:
Video of the retaliation by Haslem on Hansbrough:
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