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Mike Budenholzer reacts to ejection in loss to Cavaliers

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Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts to his second quarter ejection in Saturday's loss to the Cavaliers.

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Budenholzer was ejected midway through the second quarter of Saturday's Hawks loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Budenholzer was apparently upset for what he thought was a lack of calls going in his team's direction. As you can see from the video, he ventured out onto the floor and may have made contact with referee Ben Taylor.

Budenholzer talked about the ejection following the game with reporters. (Quotes from the AJC)

"I didn't get a lot (of explanation on ejection) really. At the moment I tried to get more. I don't know. He threw me out. That's his prerogative. So, I'm sure we will learn more going forward."

"I was very close to him. That seems like that could be the reason why he threw me out after just a single technical. If there was any contact it would be totally unintentional. If there is contact, I'm sure that's why he made the judgment call that he did."