Nene ejected for grabbing Dewayne Dedmon’s neck in Spurs-Rockets Game 1

In the blowout, players of both sides lost their cool.

Nene was ejected after the third quarter in Game 1 of the SpursRockets second-round NBA playoff series. He was tossed after a brief scuffle involving Dewayne Dedmon and James Harden.

Originally the fight involved just Dedmon and James shoving each other, and Nene appeared to just try and intervene to stop it.

Even if that was the case, in doing so Nene laid his hands on Dedmon’s neck, and that caused his ejection.

With the Rockets up handily, it doesn’t appear to be a game-changing decision.

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