In more news of the weird, the Warriors doctor treating Lee's infected elbow suggests that the depth of the wound punctured by Wilson Chandler's teeth was "unavoidable," reports ESPN.com via Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle. As severe as the injury continues to sound, it is hilarious to me that Dre Biedrins finds a way to make a nice soundbite:â†µ
"I didn't even notice he was missing," center Andris Biedrins tried to joke. "No, we really miss that guy. It's really, really bad."â†µ
With that said, will there be new protocol on how the NBA deals with "biting" as a personal or flagrant foul? Seriously, if in football, hurting the quarterback is one of the defense's strategies, couldn't you see some player going in and giving a hard bite to the opposing team's star player(s)? Couldn't you see some 3rd stringer coming in to just deliver 6 fouls, using one of those fouls as a crushing bite to some guy's arm?â†µ
And what's up with Wilson Chandler's mouth? If wearing masks and goggles have become a necessity, Chandler wearing a mouth guard for the entire season sounds like a smart thing to do for all players.