Does This Warrant A Five-Game Suspension Without Pay?

Unless you just came out of NBA regular season hibernation, chances are you saw Charlie Villanueva‘s on-court altercation with Ryan Hollins the other night. Yesterday, the NBA handed Charlie V a five-game suspension without pay for initiating the fight and attempting to escalate it by entering the Cavs’ locker room on two separate occasions following his ejection. That’s not smart.

Villanueva served the first game of his suspension last night when the Pistons played the 76ers, and the remaining games will be served during the first four 2011-12 regular season games in which he is physically able to play.

What do you think? Does this warrant a five-game suspension without pay?

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