Rivers was penalized Thursday. He was irate following the Celtics’ 127-121 loss at Chicago on Tuesday night, after he got whistled for his second technical foul in the final minute. That led to an automatic ejection and a rant against referee Bill Kennedy.
After John Salmons‘ basket gave the Bulls a 124-119 lead with 29.8 seconds left, the Celtics called a timeout and then Rivers got tossed.
The league also fined referee Kennedy an undisclosed amount.
In the NBA there is no such thing as free speech. David Stern rules with an iron fist. Loose Lips Sink Bank accounts. I am not worried about Doc’s money though, he is one of the highest paid coaches in the NBA. -TO
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