CLEVELAND — Cleveland Cavaliers head coach J.B. Bickerstaff was fined $20,000 on Friday for directing inappropriate language toward game officials while being ejected from the game on Wednesday and failing to leave the court in a timely manner, the NBA announced.
Bickerstaff received two technical fouls and was ejected by referee Natalie Sago.
He was ejected with 8:36 remaining in the third quarter of the Cavaliers’ 119-98 loss against the Charlotte Hornets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
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