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Heinsohn on D&C: Howard getting away with flagrants 05.27.10 at 2:39 pm ET
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Tom Heinsohn (AP)

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Comcast Celtics analyst Tommy Heinsohn joined Dennis & Callahan Thursday morning to give his take on the officials from Wednesday night’s Game 5 loss and why Dwight Howard should be suspended.

“I was up at the [Comcast] studios at Burlington and was in the conference room watching [Game 5],” Heinsohn said. “There were several people and we kind of all were hit with the same thought that these [referees] are incompetent.”

Heinsohn also touched on the similarities and differences in Rajon Rondo and Hall of Famer Bob Cousy’s game.

Below is a transcript. Visit the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page to hear the interview.

I want a mental picture of you during last night’s game. Where were you watching it and with whom were you watching it?

I was up at the studios at Burlington and was in the conference room watching the game. There were several people and we kind of all were hit with the same thought that these [referees] are incompetent.

What was Ed Rush thinking on the technical foul calls?

Well this guy goes way back. I got in hot water some years ago when I said “Eddie F. Rush. F for fool.” I used that because in a game against the Knicks on the very last play, they tried to get [Patrick] Ewing the ball. The man passed it five feet away from Ewing, it went out of bounds, the Celtics are going to win the game, and he calls a foul on [Robert] Parish like he was holding him or hitting him or something and they end up winning the game. This guy has had no common sense, I don’t know why he’s still around. He has a history, I’ve been watching the game all these years, I just marvel at how they let him keep refereeing. Read the rest of this entry »

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