Young fined for ball toss: Can't celebrate anymore

by Gordon Dixon - Hawks guard Trae Young was fined $25,000 by the NBA for throwing the game ball into the stands a day earlier following an overtime victory against the Bulls.

Hawks' Trae Young fined $25K for throwing ball into stands 8:09 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK -- Hawks guard Trae Young was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Monday for throwing the game ball into the stands a day earlier following an overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls in Atlanta. "Sorry to the hawks fan(s) who got a chance to touch the game winning ball. Didn't know I couldn't do that," Young wrote in a tweet Monday. "Can't Celebrate s--- anymore." Young hit a 20-foot jumper with 1 second left to give the Hawks a 121-119 lead in the extra period. Chicago's DeMar DeRozan sank three free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Bulls a seemingly safe 122-121 advantage. But Atlanta's AJ Griffin took sideline alley-oop pass from Jalen Johnson and scored on a turnaround jumper with Derrick Jones Jr. defending to give the Hawks a 123-122 victory. The Associated Press contributed to this report.