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With the New Orleans Saints already taking plenty of heat for their involvement in “bounty-gate” these days, one can’t help but wonder if the city’s other sports team, the New Orleans Hornets, had a bounty program of their own in place last night that offered to pay a bonus to any player who could injure Blake Griffin. And if that was the case, it appears as though Jason Smith is now a few thousand dollars richer following this body-check on the Los Angeles Clippers’ All-Star forward.
After an extensive review of the play, the officials decided to call Smith for a flagrant foul and eject him from the game. And although the Clippers players and the officials didn’t appear to be all that impressed with Smith’s physical play, the fans sure seemed to enjoy it, as they gave the Hornets’ forward a standing ovation on his way to the locker room.
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