JaVale McGee earns Flagrant 1 for going after Gorgui Dieng (VIDEO)

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Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee got into it with Minnesota Timberwolves big man Gorgui Dieng on Tuesday night, and was assessed a flagrant foul for his role in the skirmish.

It started when the two were tangled up together during a shot attempt with a minute left in the first quarter at Oracle.

Dieng took exception to a hard foul from McGee. The Timberwolves center pushed McGee, who then retaliated with a two hand shove to Dieng’s chest.

Players on both sides then had to be held back from going at each other.

After review of the play, both Dieng and McGee were given technical fouls. McGee also earned a Flagrant 1.

His reaction to the review was particularly noteworthy: