Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 3/29/13
BOSTON – Heat President Pat Riley had a sharp response for Celtics Director of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge Friday evening after Ainge mocked LeBron James' complaints about officiating. Riley told media in Miami, "[Ainge] needs to shut the **** up and manage his own team. He was the biggest whiner going when he was playing. I know that because I coached against him." In an appearance on the Salk and Holley show on WEEI Thursday, Ainge criticized James, saying, "I think that it’s almost embarrassing that LeBron would complain about officiating." Ainge responded to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, saying, "We're both right. LeBron should stop complaining and I should manage my own team.....Pat Riley's right. I should manage my own team and I complained a lot (as a player). And I'm right. LeBron should be embarrassed by how he complains about the calls he gets." Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn't want to get in the middle of the argument, but rather step back and enjoy the battle. ...
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