Former New York Knicks first round draft pick Renaldo Balkman plays in the Philippine Basketball Association now. During a recent showdown between his Petron Blaze Boosters and the Alaska Aces, the 28-year-old introduced a little American flavor to the international audience by choking out his own teammate. In between that blatant assault and whatever triggered it, he also pushed some officials and other teammates around. But that sort of stuff pales in comparison to grabbing someone by the neck.
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Balkman is scheduled to meet Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Sept. 2013.