Posted Apr 30 2012 5:10PM
NEW YORK -- Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics has been suspended one game without pay for making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 0:41 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the Celtics' 83-74 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 29.
Rondo will serve his suspension tomorrow when the Celtics play the Hawks in Game 2 of their opening round series in Atlanta.
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