A visual history of Zaza Pachulia cheap shots
Thearon W. Henderson
On Saturday night, Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, in the process of pretending he was actually going to play basketball for a second, threw his 6' 11" carcass softly to the Oracle Arena floor, a flop of Shakespearean proportions from the The Association's very own Tybalt. Typically, this wouldn't even be worth a hyperlink—Zaza is gonna Zaza, after all—but in the process of folding like an Origami swan, he accidentally, inadvertently, randomly just so happened to fall on Russell Westbrook's legs, reigniting a narrative that never really went away in the first place:
Zaza Pachulia is the dirtiest player in the NBA.
So without, further ado/moral high-roading/rambling about how the Warriors, thanks to the ambulance-chasing dark-arts defense attorneys at Draymond & Zaza, have fast become the league's most unlikeable squad, we'll turn it over to some semi-legal YouTube highlights, which paint a pretty clear picture of King Pachulia The Flagrant, long may he reign.
April 22nd, 2011: Hawks vs. Magic
November 9th, 2012: Hawks vs. Heat
April 20th, 2015: Bucks vs. Bulls
January 17th, 2016: Mavericks vs. Spurs
February 6th, 2016: Mavericks vs. Spurs
January 18th, 2017: Warriors vs. Thunder
May 14th, 2017: Warriors vs. Spurs