Andre Drummond called it a night early against the Hornets after a wayward elbow nearly knocked the daylight out of Roy Hibbert.

The Pistons center was ejected in the first half Tuesday for throwing a high elbow that caught the Hornets center in the back of the head, drawing a Flagrant 2 foul.

The two former Big East stars were playing rough down low going for a rebound when Drummond, a former UConn star, connected with the former Georgetown center's head. There's bad blood between the two, when Hibbert took issue with Drummond "running his mouth" in a 2013 game.

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Whether or not Drummond was upset by their latest

encounter, though, is up for debate, judging from his sarcastic reaction. 

The Pistons still came up with a 112-89 win on the road.