NEW YORK (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for directing inappropriate comments toward a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner after an ejection.

The NBA announced the fine on Friday.

Bickerstaff was ejected with 7:41 remaining in the Grizzlies' 92-88 home loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.

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