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Devin Ebanks Gets Thrown Out Late In Lakers' Loss To Thunder, Takes Shirt Off

Blowouts often tend to end in weird ways, and Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Playoffs second-round series between the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder was no exception. Little-used Lakers' small forward Devin Ebanks was thrown out of the game with two-and-a-half minutes left after a minor altercation with some Thunder players. Referees said the second technical had something to do with what he told them, but it's unclear what that might be.

Afterwards, Ebanks was not happy. First, he slammed over a chair on the bench:


Then, in a misplaced form of macho-ism, Ebanks decided to take his shirt off as he went into the tunnel. Athletes do this a lot after playing a long game, but Ebanks only played four minutes. It's not like his jersey had a lot of sweat on it ...


That was odd.

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