Draymond thrown out from Game 1 for flagrant-2 foul

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Golden State Warriors big man Draymond Green was ejected in the first half of his team's 117-116 Game 1 win over the Memphis Grizzlies after being assessed a flagrant-2 foul while contesting a shot from Brandon Clarke.

The incident occurred with 1:18 left in the second quarter, triggering Green's automatic ouster from the second-round series opener:

After 128 previous playoff games, Sunday's incident marked the first postseason ejection in the abrasive big man's distinguished career, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

Green checked out having tallied six points, four rebounds, three assists, three steals, and a block. He was a plus-2 in 17 minutes of play.

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