Tensions boiled over between the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets on Saturday (all times AEDT) as four players were ejected from the contest.
A minute into the fourth quarter with the Kings up 112-94, Malik Monk was fouled by Garrison Matthews after both players chased after a loose ball.
While Matthews was arguing the call with the referee, Monk stripped the ball out of his hands, prompting a fiery response from the Rockets guard as both players squared off in a heated showdown.
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It prompted multiple players from both sides to get involved in hectic scenes at Golden 1 Centre as other players, referees and coaches had to intervene.
“Well that escalated quickly,” Kings commentator Kayte Christensen…