Originally Posted by 3243
He and Cleveland's Lonnie Shelton (another noted NBA tough guy) must have had some personal beef in the early '80s, because they had at least one fight every time they played each other--in February 1984, they had one that went into the stands and both got suspended for it, back when the league rarely suspended players for fighting.
Williams and Rick Mahorn also went at it a couple of times.
thanks..never knew that..
Buck was always highly respected by the media and fans, and if a player is respected.....this type of stuff never gets brought up
Derrick Coleman, who the media hated..was called a thug every chance they had..even though the only fistfight I can think of involving him was at Syracuse