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VIDEO: Full footage of the Nick Collison-Austin Rivers scuffle

by Anthony Slater Published: April 15, 2014
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Austin Rivers and Nick Collison got into a second-quarter scuffle on Monday night, leading to a double-ejection. It was the first ejection of Collison’s 10-year career.

In the aftermath, there seemed to be confusion on what Collison did, because on the Thunder broadcast all it showed was his semi-hard (but very clean) screen that initially set Rivers off. After that, all we saw were two Rivers pushes — the initial one and the violent one that caused the ejections and court-wide skirmish.

But in the middle of those two Rivers shoves was a Collison shoulder on the fastbreak that added to his culpability in the whole situation. Here’s the video from the New Orleans feed (h/t @JDonSports), with the unseen Collison part starting around 2:35:

by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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