The NBA fined Isaiah Thomas $25,000 after he made physical contact with an official during the Washington Wizards' 122-103 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Thomas was ejected early in the first quarter.
Scott Brooks said he thought that the contact was accidental.
"They were in a scrum and they were fighting for the ball, a jump ball. I had a view that it looked like he lost his balance, but [Kogut] had a better view and then they looked at it. They looked at it, so you would hope they made the right call.''