Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer fined $25,000 for bumping ref (video)

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Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer got kicked out of Atlanta’s loss to the Cavaliers on Saturday.

But wait. There’s more.

NBA release:

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer has been fined $25,000 for making incidental contact with a game official during live action, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Budenholzer was assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred with 6:27 remaining in the second quarter of Atlanta’s 109-97 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Quicken Loans Arena.

The video is pretty clear. Budenholzer earned this one.