Matt Barnes vs. Derek Fisher
Most people in the NBA knew not to mess with veteran forward Matt Barnes, who has always been one of the league’s most feared enforcers. But former New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher showed no reservations when beginning a relationship with Barnes’ estranged wife Gloria Govan.
One morning, Barnes left training camp with the Memphis Grizzlies (taking place in California), and drove up 95 miles to his former home, where Fisher was believed to be with Govan, with the intention of beating up Fisher. Fisher, wisely, bailed out of the situation before Barnes arrived. Barnes told an acquaintance that he spit in his ex-wife’s face, for good measure.