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Paul George ejected from Pacers-Bulls after kicking ball in fan's face

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The Indiana Pacers got their third win of the season last night against the Chicago Bulls, but they had to play the whole fourth quarter without superstar small forward Paul George.

PG13, who ended the night with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals, was ejected from the game with 1:42 left in the third quarter after he kicked the ball into the crowd.

Following a foul on Jimmy Butler, the three-time All-Star showed his frustration with the call by booting the ball, which missed the stanchion and went on to hit a fan, in the second row, straight in the face.

Per NBA rules, George was immediately ejected by officials but apologised to the female supporter and gave her a hug before heading to the locker room.

There was no malice in George's actions and thankfully for the Pacers it did not change the outcome of the game as Jeff Teague's 21 points led them an 111-94 win over the Bulls.

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This is the first ejection of the 26-year-old's career and it will cost him. In the coming days, the NBA are likely to sanction him, and if DeMarcus Cousins, who was fined $25,000 for entering the stands and throwing his mouth guard, is anything to by, it could be a relatively big punishment.

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