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Warriors coach Steve Kerr fined $25K for tirade at ref (video)

During the Warriors’ loss to the Kings on Monday, Steve Kerr appeared to tell a referee to wake up – using more colorful language.

That outburst got him two technical fouls and an ejection. It’ll also cost him a fine.

NBA release:

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Kerr was assessed two technical fouls and ejected, occurred with 1:14 remaining in the second quarter of the Warriors’ 111-98 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Jan. 6

The Warriors have lost their winning ways.

But Kerr hasn’t lost his emotional edge.