• Celtics coach Rivers fined for criticizing officials

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 25, 2013
    The NBA has fined Celtics coach Doc Rivers $25,000 for publicly criticizing the league’s officials. That?s not criticizing officials. Rivers hinted during a conference call with reporters Wednesday that he might be fined for his comments. "Even [Tuesday], I didn?t think I said much ? and that could be a problem,? Rivers said. That will change Friday night, when the Celtics finally return home for Game 3 of their first-round series with the New York Knicks. Rivers hinted during a conference call on Wednesday that his words might have raised the league's antenna. I mean, him not being on the floor, playing 24 minutes and never getting your rhythm, where you could see, it looked like he was going to have a game, it hurt us. ?That?s just the way it goes.
    • League gives Rivers $25k fine for criticizing refs

      League gives Rivers $25k fine for criticizing refs
  • Doc Rivers won’t use Boston Marathon bombings as motivation for Celtics before Game 3

    The Boston Celtics haven't played a home game since April 10, when Deron Williams' Brooklyn Nets beat their hosts by eight. They were supposed to take on the Indiana Pacers on April 16, but the NBA canceled that game after the city had been rocked by th…
    Source: yahoo.com

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