According to Comcast SportsNet New England, Celtics coach Doc Rivers will submit a video of the play that the refs ruled a jump ball against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night to the league. It was a game-altering play, as the Celtics were up by two points and what looked to be a foul on Paul Pierce was rules a jump ball by the refs, allowing the Bulls to regain possession and send the game into overtime, with the Bulls eventually becoming the victors.
"(Pierce) was fouled, there's no doubt about that," Rivers said prior to
Saturday's practice. "I also thought if you watch it, Rondo absolutely
called a timeout and it's clear. He was literally an inch away from Marc
Davis' face and did it twice. And then you can see Sean Corbin's hand
go up for a jumpball. So it was clear that, in my opinion, he was
fouled, number one. And number two, we got the timeout and it wasn't
Doc also addressed the issue that ref Marc Davis, who was next to Rondo when Rondo called a timeout t...