Two fans accuse Artest, others of assault, battery
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Two fans sued the Indiana Pacers and players Ron Artest, Stephen Jackson and Jermaine O'Neal on Tuesday, contending they were injured in the brawl at the end of the Pistons-Pacers game.
Lawyers for John Ackerman and William Paulson filed suits in Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac, seeking damages in excess of $25,000 each.
Ackerman, a 67-year-old retired auto worker, says he was hit by
O'Neal and then by a chair that a fan hurled into the crowd. ...
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