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Russell Westbrook, Nene ejected after shoving each other

Russell Westbrook, Nene

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a shot in front of Washington Wizards forward Nene (42) in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Oklahoma City won 106-105 in overtime. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Russell Westbrook and Nene had a run in earlier in the Thunder/Wizards game Sunday night — Nene blocked a Westbrook shot, talked a lot of smack, walked up to do more and the refs went with the lame double technical.

Then the incident happened late in the fourth quarter — Westbrook recklessly charged into the lane as he is wont to do, Al Harrington stood his ground and got the charge, and Harrington went to the ground with Westbrook over him. Then Nene shoved Westbrook to get him off the top of Harrington, knocking Westbrook down, so Nene could help his teammate up. An angry Westbrook got up and shoved Nene back.

Both got technicals and ejected.

Both can likely expect a league mandated vacation night for this incident (or at least some healthy fines).

Without Westbrook Kevin Durant led a comeback to send the game to overtime, then the Thunder found a way to win 106-105 in OT.