I’ve seen some pretty strange ejections in the NBA over the years but this one from Monday night’s Toronto Raptors/Portland Trail Blazers game is an all-timer.
In the third quarter of play, Trail Blazers forward J.J. Hickson was at the free throw line and made his first attempt.
As the ball landed in the hands of referee David Jones, Amir Johnson attempted to take it from him for some unknown reason.
Clearly, Mr. Jones was not pleased with Amir trying to strip the ball from him and ended up ejecting him soon after which caused Amir to chuck his mouthpiece at him:
For those of you wondering what Amir was thinking, he commented on the ejection after the game: