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Bahrain-Kuwait basketball fight starts after shoe-throwing, then really gets going

If you’ve never attended the Gulf Cooperation Council Junior Basketball Championship, I don’t blame you.

Attendance at Bahrain’s game against Kuwait was spotty at best (okay, so there were more people on the court than in the stands), but those on hand witnessed one of the wildest on-court brawls you’ll ever see.

According to the Gulf Daily News, Bahrain was 2 minutes, 17 seconds away from winning the tournament when Kuwait’s Hussain Busheri fouled Bahrain’s Mohammed Buallay hard and all hell broke loose.

Fists flew, kicks were landed and shoes were brandished as weapons and thrown in this no-holds barred fight.

Just watch...

Matt Brooks is the high school sports editor for The Washington Post. He's an Arlington native and longtime District resident and was previously a high school sports reporter, editor for several blogs and Early Lead contributor with The Post.


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