Man injured in fight over NBA playoff game

2013-04-23T14:00:00Z 2013-04-23T17:02:04Z Man injured in fight over NBA playoff gameJournal staff Rapid City Journal
April 23, 2013 2:00 pm  • 

An apparent disagreement after the Chicago Bulls' playoff win over the Brooklyn Nets ended in a fight Monday night that sent a Rapid City man to the hospital.

Rapid City police were called to a fight at the Price Motel at 401 E. North St. around 10:15 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Tarah Heupel. The men were apparently arguing over the NBA playoff game, she said.

Police arrived to find a "very intoxicated victim," Heupel said. The unidentified man was taken to Rapid City Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still looking for three men who are alleged to have beaten the man, Heupel said.

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  1. rwhitehorse
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    rwhitehorse - June 09, 2013 3:45 pm
    No. They were not fighting over the game. They had a arguement before the game
  2. Fed up in RC
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    Fed up in RC - April 24, 2013 7:54 am
    The subject matter of the fight is irrelevant. When "certain" people drink they will find absolutely anything to fight about. Anything,
  3. West River
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    West River - April 23, 2013 5:15 pm
    Boy that makes a lot of sense. Get in a fight over who wins a professional game when you neither play for them, own the team or live in the city.
    Seems there would be better things to attach your life to.
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