"He elbowed me in the back and I elbowed him coming back down the other end," Henderson said. "As I came off the screen I knew contact was coming so I tried to bump him. I didn't try to hit him in the face, but that's exactly what happened."
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Henderson said he didn't deserve an ejection either, but admitted elbowing George on the play preceding their scuffle.
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