According to Chris Sheridan, it says right in the NBA rule book that any intentional physical contact with a referee will result in an automatic suspension.

Any player or coach guilty of intentional physical contact with an official shall automatically be suspended without pay for one game. A fine and/or longer period of suspension will result if circumstances so dictate.”

It looks the Boston Celtics, already without ailing shooting guard Ray Allen, will be without Rajon Rondo in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal match-up with the Atlanta Hawks.!/jadande/status/196772636913696768!/ESPNForsberg/status/196772386618605568!/h00psmaddie/status/196993256540737536!/craywalls/status/196992841363361792!/tyong9/status/196990540405932034!/PFRANCHIZE/status/196989631517040642

UPDATE: Rondo has officially been suspended one game by the NBA.!/KBergCBS/status/197068614518575105

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