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Celtics coach Rivers fined for criticizing officials

POSTED: Apr 25, 2013 1:49 PM ET

Official release


— Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

Rivers made his comments in the postgame press conference following the Celtics' 87-71 loss to the New York Knicks on April 23 at Madison Square Garden.