Rivers officially miffed at refs

Celtics coach airs grievances after Pierce is limited by foul trouble

Updated: June 9, 2010, 11:38 AM ET
By Peter May | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- OK, it's bad form to rip the referees. But all Doc Rivers wants to know is this: Can he get through one game of the NBA Finals without one of his key players getting into early foul trouble? Is that too much to ask?

In the hugely pivotal Game 3 on Tuesday night, which the Lakers won 91-84, the Celtics once again found themselves playing with only two of their Big Three. (Actually, only one, seeing as how Ray Allen went from Tucson in July to Vladivostok in December.) The final ...

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