Former NBA big man Dwight Howard was one of 12 players ejected in a T1 league game between his Taoyuan Leopards and the TaiwanBeer HeroBears in Taiwan on Sunday.
With less than a minute left in the game, HeroBears captain and point guard Chiang Yu-an took an elbow to the face from Leopards guard Chen Hsiao-jung, which sparked an all-out brawl on the court.
The guards became entangled and began throwing punches as players from both teams and referees attempted to separate the two.
At one point, HeroBears assistant coach Lin Chieh-ho ran onto the court and charged at Hsiao-jung, according to Taiwannews.com. The coach failed to connect with Hsiao-jung, who swung back before referees intervened.
In video footage of the brawl, Howard can be seen watching the brawl from the sidelines and appeared to play peacemaker during the melee. The eight-time NBA All-Star was seen with his arms…