|West ejected for flagrant foul|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 08 February 2009 15:19|
West appeared upset that no foul was called on the other end of the court seconds earlier, when he appeared to be hit and turned the ball over, leading to a fastbreak by Minnesota.
Miller was driving to the hoop when West chopped his right arm down over Miller's right shoulder from behind, catching Miller in the face with a forearm. Miller dropped to the floor and remained down for several seconds. He remained in with no apparent injury.
e first half, when New Orleans trailed 48-43.
West's ejection was yet another blow to a depleted Hornets squad which came in already missing All-Star point guard Chris Paul (groin) and starting center Tyson Chandler (ankle).