Malice at the Palace: How it happened, why, and what’s happened since [Video]

Who remembers the 2004 game between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers at the Palace of Auburn Hills that would famously and forever be coined, “the Malice at the Palace?” Well, that game took place 17 years ago, today. The Game It was November 19, and the Pacers met the Pistons at the Palace, hoping to redeem themselves after the … Read more

Stephen Jackson says he does not regret hitting Detroit Pistons fan

It was one of the darkest moments in NBA history, but would the punishments have been different had it happened today? With 49 seconds remaining in a November 2004 game between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers, Pistons center Ben Wallace went up for a layup, but was fouled by Pacers small forward Ron Artest. … Read more

Former Pacer Stephen Jackson reveals unknown details about ‘Malice at the Palace’

Earlier this week, The Rich Eisen Show hosted former Indiana Pacers starter Stephen Jackson. He shared his inside thoughts about one of the most infamous sports moments in US history – the “Malice at the Palace.”  Late in the fourth quarter of a November 19th, 2004 game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Indiana Pacers … Read more

The Malice at the Palace: Then & Now

November 19, 2004. The ugliest incident in NBA history, and possibly American sports altogether, occurred 12 years ago today. For many, we remember exactly where we were when Indiana Pacers forward Ron Artest made the fateful decision to stampede into the stands toward a man standing frozen in fear and displaying the type of disbelief consistent with watching … Read more