SACRAMENTO (AP) – Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following an ejection.
Kerr was ejected late in the second quarter of the Warrior’s 111-98 road loss to the Sacramento Kings on Monday night after getting hit with consecutive technical fouls by referee Jason Goldenberg.READ MORE: Pilot, Pregnant Wife And Young Nephews Survive Plane Crash In Wilton
Kerr appeared initially upset about a continuation call that went the Kings’ way, then erupted after Golden State did not receive a similar call. He angrily walked onto the court after the second technical and yelled at Goldenberg before leaving.READ MORE: Statewide School Walkout In The Works Over Gov. Newsom's Vaccine Mandate
Assistant coach Mike Brown took over after Kerr was ejected. The Warriors lost five straight following a season-high four-game winning streak.
They host the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.MORE NEWS: Inmates Credited With Saving Folsom Prison Guard Who Suffered Heart Attack
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