Serge Ibaka and James Johnson were ejected from the Heat–Raptors game after throwing punches midway through the third quarter of Tuesday night's game.
Serge Ibaka and James Johnson were ejected from the Heat–Raptors game after throwing punches about midway through the third quarter of Tuesday night's game.
The Raptors were inbounding the ball at the baseline when Ibaka pushed Johnson away from him upcourt. Johnson then throws the punch and Ibaka responds with his own. Ibaka eventually puts his arms up and walks away, but not before everyone else gathers around.
The two were given technical fouls and ejected.
Things continued to be chippy between the two teams even after the final whistle, as DeMar DeRozan and Goran Dragic had to separated after exchanging choice words.
On the court, the Heat won 90-89 after a crazy finish. DeMar DeRozan hit a layup with 3.1 seconds to give Toronto an 89-88 advantage. Miami then took a timeout to advance the ball and inbounded it to Wayne Ellington in the corner. Toronto's Piscal Siakam sprinted to Ellington but overran, and Ellington ended up with a layup that put Miami ahead with 0.3 seconds left.
DeRozan's heave from beyond half court hit the back iron, which sealed Miami's victory.