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Blake Griffin ejected after dust up with Andrew Bogut (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 25: Head Coach Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers comes out on the court to get Blake Griffin #32 who was ejected for his second flagrant foul against the Golden State Warriors during the fourth quarter at ORACLE Arena on December 25, 2013 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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That is not worthy of an ejection.

But this little dust up is what got Blake Griffin tossed, this gave him his second technical in the game and that is an automatic ejection.

The first technical came when Draymond Green got an elbow up above Griffin’s shoulders and he reacted to the blow. Not sure it deserved a technical but he got it.

The second came in the above tussle with Andrew Bogut. Griffin and Bogut were battling for rebound position, got tangled up and there was some grabbing of jerseys and not much else. Yet the referees gave Bogut a Flagrant 1 foul and Griffin got his second technical. I’m not sure what crew chief Bill Kennedy saw, I’m not sure how this standard dust up deserved the harsh penalties. What exactly was Griffin supposed to do here? Golden State was losing and to their credit they got more physical with the Clippers. Welcome to the NBA. Turning the other cheek may be a fine moral proposition but it won’t get you rebounds. This was nothing.

Yet it led to Griffin’s ejection.