That's an interesting defensive tactic, Robin. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Robin Lopez got up close and personal with DeMarcus Cousins during Monday’s Chicago Bulls-New Orleans Pelicans game.

Lopez ended up on the floor while going for a rebound and reached up and seemed to knock Cousins in the manly region.

As if the seeming nut shot weren’t bad enough, Lopez then did somewhat of a flop.

Boogie had the last laugh though as he put up 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists in the Pelicans’ double overtime win.

As for Robin, he had a solid game with 22 points. He also seemed to be in a fighting mood all night as he got into it with New Orleans’ mascot before the game:

This is nothing new for Robin, who often gets into it with mascots, and is also known for some bizarre behavior with opponents.

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