Los Angeles, Dec. 13 1977 — Washington throws his punch– Los Angeles Lakers Kermit Washington (right) throws a punch to the jaw of houston’s Rudy Tomjanovich during their game here last friday. Los Angeles and Huston players scuffle at left as official steps in to separatesb them. Washington was suspened for sixty days and fined $10,000 by NBA commissioner Lawrence O’Brien for his involvement. Tomjanovich is still hospitaized with injuries suffered from blow. (this picture was taken from monitor screen from ABC/TV) – The shot heard round the sports world.

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