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Olympic Scrotum Punching

French Bball Player

Goes NUTS on Spain

8/8/2012 10:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


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Talk about an Olympic low blow ... some dude on the French basketball team just delivered a closed-fist scrotum punch to a Spanish player ... sending the guy crumbling to the floor in agonizing pain.

The ball-punisher is France's Nic Batum ... who obliterated Juan Carlos Navarro's bean bag in the 4th quarter of their quarterfinal matchup ... in an effort to intentionally foul the guy.  Batum was NOT ejected from the game.

Seems testicle attacks are all the rage at the Olympics this year -- just yesterday, Team USA member Carmelo Anthony took a fist to the no-no zone from a guy on the Argentina squad.

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2:00 PM PT -- Batum has apologized for gonad battery ... tweeting, "I want to apologize for my stupid act at the end, I showed a bad image of France and myself, Congrats to team Spain."

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myopinion    

Sounds like they are all beating up on each other...I hope they are fined.

617 days ago
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Who the Hell is Khloe    

Ha ha! Now let's see what happens if they do that to the USA team

617 days ago
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LDB    

Good. I hate Carmelo Anthony anyway.

617 days ago
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Majestik    

I really feel sorry for the Organizer's for this Olympic run in England. They must be just cringing with the terrible officiating, bannings and the behaviour of these Athletes. I'd be more interested to find out if their Home countries are going to do anything about these little incidents.

617 days ago
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whatevs    

Like him or not, unsportsmanlike conduct "below the belt" is just that: "below the belt"!
Throw that *ss-hat out of the country!

617 days ago
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thehoch    

Maybe he thought he was in the handball competition. Let's ask Harvey, he's an expert in this field.

617 days ago
7.

Jex    

You're representing your country and you low blow someone? C'mon man, not cool. That's just nuts.

617 days ago
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Bridget    

Hey now, that is not how most countries work. We like to keep our scrotum punching on comedy shows, not in our sports. Tsk Tsk

617 days ago
9.

Keith    

Scrotum punch? Really?
So did he say "Pardon me sir, please move your balls aside so I may punch you in the scrotum." ??

617 days ago
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Stiletto    

He was clearly just going for the ball...um, both of them.

617 days ago
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Stiletto    

I call BS...French men always wear BROWN pants!

617 days ago
12.

Larry    

Olympic Scrotum Punching...great new sport for women of former Soviet block countries

617 days ago
13.

MadCharles    

Time to wear a cup..

617 days ago
14.

Jay W.     

Cold a$$ French tart.

617 days ago
15.

SD    

Oops, wrong ball!

617 days ago
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