Artest upset about being benched
INDIANAPOLIS -- It took only one exhibition game for new Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle to have something to talk about with Ron Artest.
Artest, suspended for 12 games for bad behavior or flagrant fouls last season, was whistled midway through the third quarter of Wednesday's game against Chicago.
The call came when Artest acted like he was going to hand the ball to referee Scott Foster and then snatched it back.
Carlisle quickly pulled Artest from the game.
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