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Sources: Indiana Pacers suspend assistant coach Greg Foster, fine Goga Bitadze after on-court exchange

The Indiana Pacers are suspending assistant coach Greg Foster for one game and fining center Goga Bitadze for an emotionally-charged on-court exchange Wednesday night in a loss to the Sacramento Kings, sources told ESPN.

Foster will serve the suspension Thursday night for the Pacers' home game against the Atlanta Hawks, sources said.

Foster and Bitadze have had a strong working relationship this season for the Pacers, and that's expected to continue despite the exchange in the third quarter of Wednesday's 104-93 loss. The Pacers have been in turmoil for weeks because of the frayed relationship between head coach Nate Bjorkgren and the players, staff and organization, sources said.