Ed Malloy

MIAMI, FL - MAY 28:  Ray Allen #20 and Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics agruee with referee Dan Crawford #43 after a technical foul call against the Celtics in the first half against the Miami Heat  in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 28, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Suggests NBA Wanted Technical Fouls Called On Celtics

The old saying is that the fans pay to see the players and not the officials, but if Game 1 between the Celtics and Heat was the first basketball game you’ve ever watched, you might think it’s the other way around.

05/29/2012

MIAMI, FL - MAY 01:  James Jones #22 of the Miami Heat scuffles with Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics resulting in a technical foul during Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2011 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Celtics-Heat Game 1 Referee Assignments: Dan Crawford, Ed Malloy, Jason Phillips

With all the eyes of the basketball world focused on Game 1 between the Celtics and Heat on Monday night, it will be the trio of Dan Crawford, Ed Malloy and Jason Phillips in charge of the whistles.

05/28/2012

NBA Official Ed Malloy. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics-Hawks Game 2 Officials Announced

The Boston Celtics don’t have to worry about Marc Davis for Tuesday night’s Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks, but there is one official working the game who has a history with the team.

05/01/2012

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