CHICAGO (Sporting Alert) — Chicago Bulls center Nazr Mohammed has been ejected from Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals clash against the Miami Heat on Friday night.
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Mohammed was thrown out of the game with 9:29 left in the second quarter for pushing Miami Heat’s LeBron James to the floor, following a foul he thought was too hard on him by the league’s MVP.
James, breaking down the court after picking up a loose ball, was fouled by Mohammed, who was swung to the floor.
The Chicago Bulls reserve retaliated immediately with a two handed shove, which gave the game officials no other choice but the kicked him out of the game.
James was called for a technical foul for his part in the incident.
Joakim Noah of the Chicago has also picked up a technical.
The testy Game 3 has already seen three technical fouls and 15 fouls overall at the United Center.