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 Rajon Rondo SUSPENDED for game 2
topic by Broseph Stalin - 04-30-2012, 03:49 PM




Rajon Rondo has reportedly been suspended one game after bumping a referee during the fourth quarter of the Boston Celtics' 83-74 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Mike Dowling first reported the suspension.

Rondo, upset about a loose ball foul call that went the other way, approached Marc Davis and lambasted him, resulting in a technical foul, with 0:41 to play in the game. As Davis walked towards the scorer's table, Rondo followed him and chest bumped him in the back, at which points Davis ejected him. Boston, which trailed 78-74 at the time, couldn't recover.

Rajon Rondo Suspension: Rondo Out One Game For Bumping Ref - SB Nation Boston




As expected, the league dropped the hammer on Bumpgate with a one-game suspension on Rondo for Game 2 tomorrow night.

By the letter of the law, Rondo deserved it and Stern intimated that this morning on The Herd. (Just a quick side bar: I hate it when Stern starts any sentence with "as a fan." He said that a lot during the lockout. Commissioner, you're not a fan. You're the commissioner. You'll never hear Barack Obama say, "well, as a tax payer...") OK, so you can't touch a ref. I get that, but whether it was an accidental trip or an intentional chest bump, the NBA has a lot to be desired when it comes to its officiating. These guys are letting it get to their heads that they're untouchable. It's becoming an epidemic. From Jeff Van Gundy's tirade about Lebron's flopping in Game 1 to Stephen A. Smith's criticism this morning on ESPN's First Take, the league is deservedly taking it on the chin. When I'm begging on my couch that Shaq, Barkley, and Kenny Smith should officiate these games, you know there's a problem.

Now, it's hard to take Tim Donaghy's word on anything basketball, but here's what he had to say about Marc Davis on Dennis & Callahan this afternoon:

Davis is one of those guys that has rabbit ears for certain people. He's a referee that thinks people pay for their tickets to come and see him. He's one of those guys that has a little bit of an ego. So, I'm sure it's not the first time that he's had a problem with Rondo, or something else happened in that game for Rondo to go after him and bump him over that call right there during that point of the game. Something else triggered that.
Whether or not Davis invites this kind of spotlight is irrelevant. To me, I don't think Rondo commands the level of respect that he should be. Sure, he's young and brash, but he's also a three-time All Star and the league leader in a$sists. What he did was stupid and definitely reprehensible, but I'm not sure he's being treated as the superstar he is right now. Forsberg makes the argument that Rondo's contact with Davis is no different than Hedo Turkoglu's or Robin Lopez, but the fact of the matter is, that was Hedo Turkoglu and Robin Lopez. A team's frustration should be funneled through its leaders and for the Celtics, Rondo is one of them. Discounting the situation where the game is in the balance and what should have been called a jump ball became a loose ball fall on Brandon Bass, Rondo should have been given some leeway.

Rondo Suspended For Game 2 - CelticsBlog





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67 comments for "Rajon Rondo SUSPENDED for game 2"


 04-30-2012, 03:54 PMaway - #2
Dee352 163 heat pts163

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nba is soft as ####
 04-30-2012, 03:55 PMaway - #3
ballislife 6 heat pts

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That pic look like rondo puttin it In the a$s but it's too tight
 04-30-2012, 03:55 PMaway - #4
RoB J34 

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Expected it.

he did kinda trip tho

Celts bout to be down 2-0
 04-30-2012, 03:55 PMaway - #5
RoB J34 

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Originally Posted by ballislife
That pic look like rondo puttin it In the a$s but it's too tight
 04-30-2012, 03:55 PMaway - #6
DEDOS 101 heat pts101

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might as well sit out all the old timers KG and paul peirce for game two to get more rest

game 2 is a sure L without rondo
 04-30-2012, 03:58 PMaway - #7
Ca$h Out 33 heat pts33

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It's gonna be hard to win without rondo...
 04-30-2012, 04:03 PMaway - #8
44wade 210 heat pts210

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as objectively as I can say, Rondo deserved to be suspended one game, he bumped the ref, we all know you cant do that.

One game is enough.
 04-30-2012, 04:07 PMonline - #9
Javon23 154 heat pts154

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Its a damn shame the refs can botch 2 crucial calls that ultimately determined the outcome of the game and face absolutely no repercussions for doing so.
 04-30-2012, 04:08 PMaway - #10
PG-13 126 heat pts126

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Originally Posted by P. Dedos
might as well sit out all the old timers KG and paul peirce for game two to get more rest

game 2 is a sure L without rondo
 04-30-2012, 04:09 PMaway - #11
Green Bay Nation 12 heat pts12

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Refs cheating for the Hawks? The ####ing Hawks?





Hawks in 4 Old a$s Celtics need to rebuild
 04-30-2012, 04:11 PMaway - #12
elvisfreshly 106 heat pts106

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Pierce and Bradley gonna be running the offense pietrus or sasha gonna have to step up

It aint #### just motivation to come out harder
 04-30-2012, 04:12 PMaway - #13
44wade 210 heat pts210

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Originally Posted by Javon23
Its a damn shame the refs can botch 2 crucial calls that ultimately determined the outcome of the game and face absolutely no repercussions for doing so.
to me it was one blown call, and in any sport you cant do that to the ref.

But yeah, it sucks they dont get docked or something.
 04-30-2012, 04:12 PMaway - #14
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The NBA is funny.
 04-30-2012, 04:12 PMaway - #15
King Henry 372 heat pts372

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Originally Posted by Dee352
nba is soft as ####
 04-30-2012, 04:13 PMaway - #16
TriniSoldier 55 heat pts55

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Originally Posted by Javon23
Its a damn shame the refs can botch 2 crucial calls that ultimately determined the outcome of the game and face absolutely no repercussions for doing so.
The jump ball was a game changer, ni##a was outraged for a reason. This idiot newmember clearly don't know what time it is



But anyways, I expected a game even tho I hoped for just a fine. Hopefully we come out hardbody in game 2, and if not then I know we'll at least have that fire lit back in boston, rondo's return gonna light up the td garden, I'll make sure of it

Thank You Based Rondo :agreement6:
 04-30-2012, 04:13 PMaway - #17
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 04-30-2012, 04:13 PMaway - #18
kingpin222 2 heat pts

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One game is enough, any more than that would've been too much but hes a repeat offender
 04-30-2012, 04:15 PMaway - #19
Green Bay Nation 12 heat pts12

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Celtics not getting past the hawks let alone us or the ####ing HEAT





Bum a$s ni##as
 04-30-2012, 04:15 PMaway - #20
cottonman5grand 7 heat pts

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Stupid move on Rondo's part...regardless of how you feel about it
 


 



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