Nene tossed after brief scuffle in 4th quarter
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Wizards big man Nene was ejected in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first round after getting into a scuffle with Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler.
It didn't appear that punches were thrown, but after the officials reviewed tape of the altercation, Nene was thrown out of the game and Butler was given a technical.
one short of his NBA best.
Asked about the possibility of being suspended by the league for Sunday's Game 4 in Washington, Nene replied: "I don't know."
Nene, who left with 10 points and four rebounds, indicated he thought it wasn't fair that he was kicked out of the game and Butler wasn't.