There was chaos at Crypto.Com Arena on Saturday afternoon [AEDT] as Fox Sports personality and NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe sparked a heated altercation with several Memphis Grizzlies players.
Sharpe had to be escorted from the floor by security and spent halftime inside the arena’s tunnel before re-emerging to his seat in the third quarter of Memphis’ game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
The altercation took place right after the halftime buzzer, with the TV personality claiming a verbal jab directed at Dillon Brooks was behind the chaotic scenes.
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“They didn’t want this smoke,” Sharpe said to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin.
“They do all that talking and…