Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS - OCTOBER 29: Ron Artest #91 of the Indiana Pacers shoots a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during the preseason game at Conseco Fieldhouse on October 29, 2004 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Nuggets won 98-79.

World Peace Close Friends With Man Who Threw Beer On Him

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the notorious “Malice at the Palace” brawl between the Pistons and Pacers.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2014

Ron Artest of the Indiana Pacers #91 is restrained during a melee involving fans during a game against the Detroit Pistons November 19, 2004 at the Palace of Auburn Hills. (Credit: Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s The 10-Year Anniversary Of ‘Malice At The Palace’

It wasn’t just a basketball spectacle, it marked Detroit as a whole, adding to the city’s national reputation as a rough and tumble place, a scary outpost where fans weren’t even safe in the stands.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 3: Chauncey Billuyps #1 of the Detroit Pistons stands for the National Anthem against the Boston Celtics during the game on November 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rodney Stuckey: Pistons’ Downfall Triggered By Billups Trade

Former Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey attributes the Pistons’ recent decline directly to the trading of Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson in 2008.

97.1 The Ticket–10/11/2014

(Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Damjan Rudez Performs ‘Fancy’ At Pacers Fan Jam [VIDEO]

He nailed it!

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 01: Paul George #29 of the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team warms up before a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Paul George Rewards Himself With Ferrari After Broken Leg [PHOTO]

George dropped $250,000 on a brand new Ferrari.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22: Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons goes up for a shot during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at STAPLES Center on March 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers Face Uphill Battle After Signing Stuckey

On Monday, they replaced one of the NBA’s best young players with shooting guard Rodney Stuckey.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 8: Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket during the game against Cartier Martin #20 of the Detroit Pistons on April 8, 2014 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

AP Source: Pacers Get Stuckey For One Year

The Indiana Pacers blew Lance Stephenson a kiss goodbye and jumped on Rodney Stuckey to fill the void.

07/17/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 28: Lance Stephenson #1 of the Indiana Pacers and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat dive for a loose ball during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Lance Stephenson Blows In LeBron James’ Ear [VIDEO]

Is this taking trash talking too far?

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 26: Players get involved after the whistle during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers at American Airlines Arena on May 26, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

George Cries Foul After Heat Take Game 4, 102-90

The stat sheet from Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals told quite a story.

97.1 The Ticket–05/27/2014

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwayne Wade Wearing Bad Boys Socks [PHOTO]

When your toughness is challenged by a player on the opposing team, I’m pretty sure it just adds fuel to the fire for a professional athlete.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2014

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