VIDEO: “FRIENDLY” FIGHT

In international competition, when two teams play an exhibition game, it’s called a “friendly.” Someone apparently forgot to tell these guys…

This is what went down when Greece and Serbia squared off at the Acropolis of Athens Tournament.

Greece was leading 74-73 when forward Antonis Fotsis moved threateningly toward Serb guard Milos Teodosic after a hard foul, and Nenad Krstic appeared to grab Fotsis by the throat.

Krstic then threw a chair at Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis, who was pursuing him, and it hit Greek center Yannis Bouroussis in the head. Blood trickled from his wound.

The players exited toward the locker rooms and fought in the tunnel leading from the arena before eventually being separated. The fighting happened about six minutes after Serb coach Dusan Ivkovic was ejected with two technical fouls for arguing heatedly with a referee.

Both teams will be playing at the World Champs in Turkey later this month. Krstic is almost certain to receive a punishment from FIBA.

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