The Los Angeles Lakers forward Jared Dudley was ejected from Wednesday’s victory over the Orlando Magic after standing up for big man Dwight Howard:

After the game, LeBron James was asked about Dudley:

“I mean, that’s all it takes to get ejected? These days? Little shove? I’ve seen a lot more than that. But ‘Duds’ will do whatever. He told you guys at media day his job is to come in here if somebody goes crazy, do something crazy to me or AD or whoever on the team, he’s going to be the muscle,” James said, per ESPN.

At the Lakers media day back in September: