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Lakers fans boo Isaiah Stewart after last week’s altercation with LeBron James

In a much-anticipated re-match between the Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons, all eyes were on LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart.

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Prior to tip, many wondered if they would embrace or perhaps even give a simple fist bump, but it wasn’t to be as the pair stayed away from each other in the first meeting since their altercation last week. 

The incident, in which James received and one-game suspension and Stewart received two games, set the internet alight, with many expecting fireworks from tonight’s matchup.

While the interaction between the two was subdued, the home crowd at STAPLES Center were quick to make their feelings known, loudly booing Stewart during player introductions and on an early trip to the free-throw line.

In a somewhat anti-climactic event, the pair would match up on occasion during the first half,

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Isaiah Stewart Tries to Fight LeBron James After Hard Foul Results in Bloody Face (UPDATE)

Image via Getty/Nic Antaya

Image via Getty/Nic Antaya

UPDATED 11/22, 3:50 p.m. ET: LeBron James tried to get Isaiah Stewart’s phone number to tell him that he didn’t mean to hit him in the face, per Shams Charania.

“I’m told LeBron James did try to track down Isaiah Stewart’s number postgame to apologize to Stewart again and let him know it was an inadvertent hit,” Charania said on the Pat McAfee Show.

See original story below.

LeBron James has been ejected from an NBA game for just the second time in his career.

It happened after James, whose Lakers were facing the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, hit Detroit’s Isaiah Stewart in the face with an elbow. Stewart’s face was covered in blood and James was hit with a Flagrant 2 foul and eventually ejected. As you can see in the video below, things got out of hand, as an irate Stewart had

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LeBron James ejected after altercation with Pistons forward Isaiah Stewart leads to melee in Detroit

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James and Detroit second-year forward Isaiah Stewart were ejected following an altercation in which James struck Stewart in the face and Stewart lashed out.

The incident happened with 9:18 remaining left in the third quarter and the Pistons leading 78-66 in at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

Detroit’s Jerami Grant had just made a free throw as James and Stewart jostled for position in case Grant missed the foul shot.

James swung his left forearm with force and struck Stewart in the face with his fist, causing significant bleeding near Stewart’s right eye. At first, James tried to calm the situation, but Stewart still took offense, setting of a wild scene that took several minutes to resolve.

“Upon the free throw, the initial contact deemed a loose ball foul by Isaiah Stewart and then a dead ball act by LeBron James, deemed a Flagrant Foul

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