Like it or not, ejections are a necessary part of the game.
Players become too heated, coaches begin foaming at the mouth and it’s usually best for all parties involved that they hit the showers.
But not all ejections were created equal—and sometimes they get weird. That’s where we come in.
From baffling referee calls to monumental coach freak-outs and bizarre forms of player protest, the following 22 ejections account for some of the strangest send-offs we’ve ever seen in sports.