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RAJON RONDO SUSPENDED FOR ONE GAME
Wed, 02 May 2012 11:32 PM EDT

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended without pay for Game 2 of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Atlanta Hawks for making contact with a game official, NBA executive VP of basketball operations Stu Jackson pronounced. NFL lines

Rondo chest-bumped referee Marc Davis with 41 seconds remaining in Sunday’s 83-74 Game 1 loss at Philips Arena, earning his 2nd technical and automatic ejection. Rondo, who earned both technical while vehemently, protesting a foul call against teammate Brandon Bass, expounded after the game that the bump was unintentional, but the league seemingly, viewed it as otherwise.

This is Rondo’s 2nd referee-related suspension in a quarter. He was also suspended for 2 games in Feb. after zipping a ball at an official. NFL betting lines

The NBA rulebook states, “Any player or coach guilty of deliberate contact with an official shall mechanically be suspended without pay for one game. A fine and/or longer period of suspension will result if conditions so dictate.”

Appearing on a radio program, NBA commissioner David Stern recounted, “We have a fixed rule. Unless somebody trips you and sends you into him, nobody touches a referee. That’s the proposition.”

“I don’t want to pre-judge on what the advice is going to be,” Stern expounded. “But as a fan, he obviously bumped him. And you know what occurs with regard to that.”

“Obviously, from a competitive viewpoint we are unsatisfied with the league’s call to suspend Rondo,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers asserted following announcement of the suspension. “He plays an important part in our team’s achievement. We accept the punishment and will use it as a learning tool for our players.”

Despite Rondo’s suspension, Rivers said earlier in the day that he wouldn’t get tempted to rush ailing shooting guard Ray Allen into the lineup for Game 2.

Allen sat out Game 1 due to lingering discomfort with a right ankle that will need surgery after the season to remove bone spurs. Rivers had dubbed Allen at “50/50″ before Sunday’s game, but he wasn’t able to go. Allen was back on the floor getting up shots as the team prepared to practice, but Rivers recommended he didn’t think Allen would be ready for Game 2.

“If Ray is not prepared, he is not prepared,” said Rivers. “One thing I don’t do — I will never do it, and perhaps I am wrong in it — I don’t ever put a fellow out if he isn’t ready. I just won’t put him on the floor. If Ray told me that he could play and (team trainer) Eddie (Lacerte) asserted he didn’t believe he could play, Ray wouldn’t play. That’s just the way it is. (Allen) stated that he felt a little better, but I do not see it right now.”

Allen sat out the last 9 games of the regular season (and 15 of the final 19 overall) because of the ankle problem he has received multiple cortisone shots making an attempt to reduce the pain). Allen claimed that he doesn’t want to be a liability when he’s on the floor and will wait till his ankle is healthy enough to permit him to challenge at playoff intensity.


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