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Security bounces James Harden, Chris Paul, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green after they tried to confront Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin

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Adrian Wojnarowski reporting Staples Center security had to prevent a confrontation.

NBA: Houston Rockets at Atlanta Hawks
James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green were bounced by Staples Center security.
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After a playoff level clash between the Houston Rockets and LA Clippers, Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a bomb: James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green attempted to confront Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin in the Clippers locker room.

Using a back entrance connecting the two locker rooms, the Rockets were reportedly turned back by Staples Center security to prevent the desired confrontation.

It’s unclear how far the players made it before being turned back, but there’s a chance this could result in suspensions.

In the contentious game preceding the fight attempt both Blake Griffin and Trevor Ariza were ejected. Chris Paul was routinely chippy with Griffin while Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni got in the power forward’s face.

The only winner in this situation seems to be Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., who delivered this Tweet: