Eric Bledsoe was ejected early in the first quarter of Thursday's game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers after the referees caught him firing a fastball right to Joel Embiid.

Their brief exchange led to both teams getting into the NBA's latest posturing showdown where players from each side jaws at one another, maybe there's some light shoving, but that's about it. 

After the referees looked into their tussle, Bledsoe was tossed while Embiid was allowed stay. As some online pointed out, there was another equally important rule that the refs didn't look into when determining if Embiid should get the boot as well. Dodgeball rules. 

The 76ers are currently third in the Eastern Conference while the Bucks are first.