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Jae Crowder's Game 6 ejection for trolling LeBron is one of the funniest ejections ever

Ejection due to salsa dancing? That HAS to be a new one.
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Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder (99) reacts after scoring during the fourth quarter of Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

LOS ANGELES — In case you were a little too wrapped up in pinching yourself that the Phoenix Suns were about to knock off the defending champion Lakers and move onto the second round of the playoffs at the end of last night’s game, Jae Crowder was ejected at the very end of the game, which I would objectively describe as one of the funniest ejections in the history of the league.

With 30 seconds left in the game, Crowder celebrated the impeding win by looking over at the Lakers bench and then literally salsa dancing.

Check out the video below.

In case you’re not aware, Lakers star LeBron James did a commercial for Mountain Dew last month where he was a salsa dancing instructor and it became a hit on social media.

And not only is Crowder clowning LeBron, but watch Chris Paul earning best supporting role. During all of the commotion, he's just standing there doing the signature LeBron back down. 

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Crowder was in scuffles all series long, which is nothing new if you watched Crowder prior to this season. 

He seemingly got his revenge for that moment in Game 3 when he was clowned by the Lakers bench as LeBron did his signature backdown near the Laker sideline.

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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) is defended by Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder during the second half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Crowder had a rough start to the series offensively but bounced back nicely. In Game 4, he went for 17 points and in Game 6, he scored 18 points on six three-pointers. 

The Suns are moving on to the second round to take on the 3-seed Denver Nuggets.

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