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Sport Bobby Portis ejected after wild swing, cheap shot on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

07:45  08 january  2020
07:45  08 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Bobby Portis was ejected from Tuesday's game against the Lakers in the 2nd quarter after Caldwell - Pope , after rubbing the sides of his head while being attended to by Lakers head athletic Lakers guard Danny Green was elected to shoot free throws in Caldwell - Pope 's place, going 1-for-2.

LeBron James and Rajon Rondo had words for Portis after the foul.

New York Knicks forward Bobby Portis took a wild swing in an effort to block a shot on Tuesday night at the Staples Center, one that resulted in his ejection from their matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers sent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope flying to the ground.

a man wearing a costume: After winding up and connecting with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's head under the hoop, Bobby Portis was hit with a flagrant foul and ejected from the game. (Sarah Stier/Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports After winding up and connecting with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's head under the hoop, Bobby Portis was hit with a flagrant foul and ejected from the game. (Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Caldwell-Pope was breaking to the hoop midway through the second quarter when Portis came from behind and swung wildly, likely in an attempt to hit the ball away. He was well off the mark, however, and connected squarely with Caldwell-Pope’s head as he was in the air after winding back, knocking him to the ground.

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Caldwell-Pope remained on the floor in pain for some time while a small scuffle ensued under the basket. Several Lakers players left the bench to walk under the hoop, and both LeBron James and Rajon Rondo could be seen talking with Portis on the baseline.

Portis was eventually assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game. The 24-year-old had two points and two rebounds in six minutes before he was ejected.

Caldwell-Pope walked off the floor under his own power and went to the locker room. He did not return to the game in the first half, finishing with seven points in eight minutes.

The Lakers, after a slow first quarter, surged ahead in the final minutes before halftime to grab a 62-45 lead at the break.

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