The Chinese Basketball Association finals are underway, and the Sichuan Blue Whales hold a 2-1 series lead after beating the Liaoning Leopards in Game 3. When the Leopards returned to their team hotel after the loss, they found a group of Blue Whales fans waiting for them, at which point a big ol’ brawl broke out.
It’s hard to tell exactly what sparked the fight, and at first it seems to have been between Leopards and Whales fans. Liaoning players eventually get involved—they are the tall dudes in black and silver track suits wearing backpacks—before eventually retreating into the hotel. One player who seems to have stayed out of the fight is current Leopard and former NBA player Lester Hudson: