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Trevor Booker ejected for throwing a punch at Roy Hibbert during a dang preseason game

The NBA preseason is a time for players to work back into shape, shake off the rust and get ready for the regular season. Usually, the games aren't hotly-contested battles where tempers flare. Usually.

That is a fairly tame push that somehow turned into Trevor Booker throwing a punch/slap at Roy Hibbert's face. Surprised? So was Hibbert.

Hibbert shocked

Others thought it was hilarious. Like Golden State's Draymond Green.

Hibbert was given a technical, for apparently getting his face in the way of Booker's hand. Booker was given two techs and ejected from the game. NBA preseason is serious business.

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