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  1. 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Coach Frank Vogel says Indiana Pacers' confi...

    Frank Vogel stood with his back against a wall, seeming perfectly comfortable.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  2. Notebook: After further review

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Truth be told, the 3-pointer that stuck in Brad Stevens' craw wasn't the one that referees took away, but the one his team allowed Paul George to make with 76 seconds remaining in a one-possession game. But as the Celtics took the league...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  3. Rondo on suspension: 'I'll adapt'

    Greg Payne

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said Tuesday he was simply making a joke with referee Rodney Mott when he bumped him in Saturday's game against the Atlanta Hawks, a move -- along with what the NBA termed "a failure to coopera...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  4. Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo was 'just joking' with referee

    Greg Payne

    Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said Tuesday he was simply making a joke with referee Rodney Mott when he bumped him in Saturday's game against the Atlanta Hawks.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 103, Cavaliers 91

    Chris Forsberg

    Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY SportsThe referees had their arms in the air for Paul Pierce 3-pointers much of the night.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-91 on Wednesday night at TD Garden: THE NITTY G...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  6. Trending: Gearing up for Ironman, NFL refs

    Bill Speros

    Mirinda Carfrae dreamed of playing basketball as a young girl growing up in Logan City, Australia. Her dreams then shifted to becoming a world-class triathlete and Ironman World Championship winner. Now she dreams about being late. "It's more a n...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  7. Longtime referee Greg Willard gets cancer diagnosis

    NBA referee Greg Willard, who was scheduled to work Wednesday's Spurs-Thunder game before being replaced due to illness, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  8. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Erik Spoelstra says complaints over free-thr...

    Michael Wallace

    Erik Spoelstra said Thursday that complaints from opposing teams about the Heat's favorable free throw disparity have been frustrating, but that they won't stop LeBron James and Dwyane Wade from attacking the basket and forcing referees to make calls.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA playoffs -- NBA says foul called incorrectly against Bos...

    The NBA says a foul against Boston with 3.1 seconds left in Atlanta's season-ending loss on Thursday should have been called sooner, which would have given the Hawks a free throw instead of just the ball out of bounds.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  10. Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett sarcastically thanks Atlanta Hawks'...

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett opened his post-Game 6 news conference by firing a shot across the bow of Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. for derogatory comments he made about Garnett on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  11. Game 6 referee assignment

    Chris Forsberg

    The referee assignment for Game 6 of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks: Derrick Stafford, Bill Kennedy, and Eric Lewis. Rivers and Kennedy landed in the headlines during the 2009 season after Ke...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  12. Atlanta Hawks' co-owner calls Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett 'dirt...

    Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. had some choice words Wednesday night for Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  13. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo ejected from Gam...

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics guard Rajon Rondo earned two technical fouls and an immediate ejection after losing his temper with 41 seconds remaining in Sunday's 83-74 Game 1 loss to the Hawks.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2012
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Duggan of the Boston Herald: The last two weeks have added several chapters to Rondo's magical mystery tour. He was suspended for two games for throwing the ball at a referee. He participated in his third career All-Star Game. He had a bizarre 0-...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  15. Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo suspended for tossing ball at ref

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for two games for throwing a ball at an official and striking him in the chest during Sunday's loss in Detroit, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  16. Technical foul calls rankle Rivers

    Peter May

    NEW YORK -- You never blame the referees after a close loss -- except when it's perhaps legitimate to blame the referees after a close loss. That's why Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers chose his words ever so carefully after Sunday's 106-104 loss to t...

    Blog | December 25, 2011