March 5 (UPI) -- Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been suspended without pay by the NBA for Sunday's game against the Indiana Pacers after bumping a referee during Friday night's 135-130 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Budenholzer made contact with an official with 2:42 remaining in the third quarter. He was irate that Cleveland's LeBron James was not called for an offensive foul. A technical foul was called against Budenholzer.
According to the NBA, Budenholzer also made contact with an NBA official during a game against Cleveland on Nov. 21, 2015.